Currently alive, at 97 years of age.
1923 – Born on the 13th of February in Kennebec, South Dakota.
1945 – He graduated in the University of Nebraska.
1957 – He served in the United States Army during World War II.
1969 – He was a member of the South Dakota Senate.
– He was the Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota.
1970 – He unsuccessfully sought the nomination for House of Representatives.
1972 – He was elected to the House of Representatives as a Republican.
1980 – He ran against George McGovern for the United States Senate.
1986 – He lost his Senate seat to Tom Daschle.
1987 – He was the administrator of the Small Business Administration.
2004 – He served in an advisory capacity for John Thune’s successful unseating of Daschle.