JANKLOW, William J.

JANKLOW, William J.
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JANKLOW, William J., A Representative from South Dakota; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 13, 1939; B.S., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.Dak., 1964; LL.B., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.Dak., 1966; United States Marine Corps, 1955-1959; South Dakota state attorney general, 1974-1978; Governor of South Dakota, 1979-1987, 1994-2002; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eighth Congress and served until resignation on January 20, 2004 (January 3, 2003-January 20, 2004); died on January 12, 2012, in Sioux Falls, S.Dak.; interment at Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis, S.Dak.

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External Research Collections

South Dakota State Archives

Pierre, SD
Papers: In the papers of South Dakota State Governors, 1959-. Collection includes correspondence, photographs, campaign material, and other items relating to William Janklow's time as governor of South Dakota. Materials are restricted for the lifetime of William J. Janklow, unless special permission is granted by the governor's office.

University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication

Norman, OK
Videocassettes: 1994, 34 commercials on 3 videocassettes. The commercials were used during Bill Janklow's 1994 campaign for Governor of South Dakota, Republican Party.

University of South Dakota
Archives and Special Collections, I.D. Weeks Library

Vermillion, SD
Papers: ca. 1958-2012, 530 linear feet. The Bill Janklow papers include Gubernatorial Papers, Personal and Political Papers, Staff Papers, and Audiovisual and Sound Media Collection. An inventory is available in the repository and online.
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