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Harlan J. Bushfield

AKA Harlan John Bushfield

Born: 6-Aug-1882
Birthplace: Atlantic, IA
Died: 27-Sep-1948
Location of death: Miller, SD
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller, SD

Gender: Male
Religion: Presbyterian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of South Dakota, 1939-43

Father: John Andrew Bushfield (b. 1855)
Mother: Cora E. Pearson
Wife: Vera Cahalan (m. 15-Apr-1912, d. 16-Apr-1976, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Mary J. (b. 18-Mar-1913)
Son: John P. (b. 24-Aug-1914)
Son: Harlan J. (b. 5-Oct-1921)

    University: Dakota Wesleyan University (attended 1899-1901)
    Law School: University of Minnesota Law School (1904)

    US Senator, South Dakota (3-Jan-1943 to 27-Sep-1948, his death)
    Governor of South Dakota (3-Jan-1939 to 5-Jan-1943)
    American Bar Association
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Minnesota State Bar Association 1904

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