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Marion Michael Rounds (Rounds, Mike)

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Born: 1954 AD
Currently alive, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Governor, Political Leader, Politician

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1954 - Marion Michael Rounds Mike Rounds, born on the 24th of October in Huron, South Dakota, and is a lifelong resident of Pierre. He is the oldest of 11 children.

1977 - He attended South Dakota State University in Brookings where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in political science and met his wife, Jean Vedvei of Lake Preston.

1978 - Married Jean Vedvei, nd have four children.

1990 - He was elected to the South Dakota State Senate and reelected four times.

1994 - 2000 - He was chosen to serve as senate majority leader, a post he held until he was term-limited.

1995 - He was selected by his peers to be Senate Majority Leader.

2002 - He was elected governor of South Dakota on the 5th of November.

2006 -  He signed a controversial bill to ban most abortions.



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