Twenty-First GovernorRalph Herseth, 1909 - 1969, was born on a ranch near Houghten and grew to manhood here. He graduated from Columbia High School and attended North Dakota State College. As a farmer - rancher, he raised wheat, corn, and Aberdeen Angus cattle and liked to be regarded as a typical second-generation son of the soil. He also operated a farm implement business in Hecla. In 1937 he married his high school sweetheart Lorna Buntrock of Columbia, she served as South Dakota's Secretary of State 1972 - 1978. They had three children: Karen, Connie, and Lars.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 7:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 561358 N 5067988|
|Decimal Degrees||45.76273333, -98.21095000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 45° 45.764', W 98° 12.657'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||45° 45' 45.84" N, 98° 12' 39.42" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 40083-40087 SD-10, Houghton SD 57449, US|
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