List of people from South Dakota

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This is a list of prominent people who were born in or lived for a significant period in U.S. state of South Dakota.

Academia[edit]

  • Vine Deloria, Jr., American Indian author, theologian, historian, and activist
  • Alvin Hansen, American economist, Harvard professor
  • Arthur Larson, American law professor, United States Under Secretary of Labor
  • Theodore Schultz, American economist, winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize for Economics

Actors and directors[edit]

Artists[edit]

Authors and poets[edit]

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Business[edit]

Military[edit]

Music[edit]

Native Americans[edit]

Politics/Government[edit]

Hubert Humphrey

Science[edit]

Sports[edit]

Television[edit]

Tom Brokaw

Uncategorized[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allen Neuharth". South Dakota Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-12-13. [dead link]
  2. ^ Niels Ebbesen Hansen 1866–1950 (South Dakota History. Volume 17 Number 1) https://www.sdhistory.org/rp/dp/dp_hansen.htm
  3. ^ Sun, Rebecca. Catching up with Billy Mills Olympics news, results, schedules, medal tracker - SI.com Sports Illustrated. July 28, 2008. . Retrieved December 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "Adam Vinatieri". New England Patriots. Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  5. ^ "Robert (Bob) Barker". South Dakota Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-12-13. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Tom Brokaw". South Dakota Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-12-13. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Mary Hart". South Dakota Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-12-13. [dead link]
  8. ^ "Pat O'Brien". South Dakota Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2008-12-13. [dead link]
  9. ^ "Peter Norbeck: Prairie Statesman". Retrieved 2008-11-04.