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Archie M. Gubbrud papers

Identifier: MS-066

Content Description

This collection contains correspondiance, notes, minutes, notes on commissions, board meetings, and council meetings during Gubbrud's terms as Governor of South Dakota.


  • 1961 - 1968


Biographical / Historical

Archie M. Gubbrud was born December 31, 1910 in Lincoln County, South Daktoa. He attended and graduated in 1929 from Augustana Academy in Canton, South Daktoa. While farming he served as Clerk of Norway Township from 1934 to 1950. From 1946 until 1951 Gubbrud was on the Alcester School Board and was the director of the State Bank of Alcester from 1949 to 1969. Between 1950 to 1960, he was a member of the South Dakota House of Reresentatives and Speaker of the House in 1957. In 1960, Gubbrud became governor after defeating incumbent Governor Ralph Herseth and being realected two years later. He was Governor until 1964 and then became the state delegate to the Republican National Conventions of 1964 and 1968. Gubbrud passed away April 26, 1987.


97 Boxes (97 document boxes)

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Part of the USD Archives and Special Collections Repository