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South Dakota : Past Governors Bios

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Arthur Calvin Mellette South Dakota (1889 - 1893 )
Republican
Gov. Charles Henry Sheldon South Dakota (1893 - 1897 )
Republican
Gov. Andrew Ericson Lee South Dakota (1897 - 1901 )
People's Party (first term) and Fusion Party (second term)
Gov. Charles N. Herreid South Dakota (1901 - 1905 )
Republican
Gov. Samuel Harrison Elrod South Dakota (1905 - 1907 )
Republican
Gov. Coe Isaac Crawford South Dakota (1907 - 1909 )
Republican
Gov. Robert Scadden Vessey South Dakota (1909 - 1913 )
Republican
Gov. Frank M. Byrne South Dakota (1913 - 1917 )
Republican
Gov. Peter Norbeck South Dakota (1917 - 1921 )
Republican
Gov. William Henry McMaster South Dakota (1921 - 1925 )
Republican