South Dakota Historical Listing Tenure of 25 Years or More

Amsden, C. S.1856   30 - President Pro tempore 1915-1928 
Anderson, Art B.1891   28 - LRC Executive Board member 1955-1966 - President Pro tempore 1957-1958 - LRC Executive Board Secretary 1961-1962 - LRC Executive Board Chairman 1965-1966 
Dunn, James B. 'Jim'1927 2016 30 - LRC Executive Board member 1977-1982 and 1985-1990 - LRC Executive Board Vice Chairman 1979-1980 - LRC Executive Board Chairman 1981-1982 - Assistant Majority Leader 1989-1992 and 1995-1998 - Assistant Minority Leader 1993-1994 - Senior Assistant Majority Leader 1999-2000 
Halverson, Harold W.1926 2002 26 - LRC Executive Board member 1983-1992 and 1995-2000 - President Pro tempore 1990-1992 and 1995-2000 - Minority Leader 1993-1994 - LRC Executive Board Chair 1997-1998 
Pederson, Gordon R.1927 2011 30 - LRC Executive Board member 1989-1994, 1997-1998, 2001-2002 and 2005-2008 - LRC Executive Board Vice Chair 2005-2006 
Poppen, Henry A.1922 2005 26   
Pulford, David1886   30   
Putnam, James E. 'Jim'1940   26 - Appointed October 2, 1987, to fill vacancy of Gary Bender. - Majority Whip 1993-1996 - LRC Executive Board member 2005-2010 
Risty, Albert R.1892 1983 28 - President Pro tempore 1949-1950 - LRC Executive Board member 1951-1954 and 1967-1968 - LRC Executive Board Secretary 1951-1952 
Roesler, Alfred D.1892 1973 30 - LRC Executive Board member 1951-1966 - President Pro tempore 1953-1954 - LRC Executive Board Chairman 1957-1958 
Weber, Robert R.1925   28   
Wood, Royal J. 'Bud'1922 2009 26 - LRC Executive Board member 1973-1978 and 1981-1986 and 1989-1992 - Assistant Majority Leader 1975-1976 - LRC Executive Board Vice Chairman 1977-1978 and 1985-1986 - Speaker Pro tempore 1987-1988 - Speaker of the House 1989-1990