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Larson, Vern (Vernon L.), 1948-



  • Existence: 1948 -


Vern Larson is the longest serving constitutional officer in South Dakota's history. He served as State Auditor from 1979 to 2003. In 1998 he was unopposed for re-election, which was the first time a constitutional officer ran unopposed in South Dakota. He served as State Treasurer from 2003-2011. In 2013 he was appointed by Governor Dennis Daugaard to serve out the remaining term as South Dakota's Commissioner of School and Public Lands after Commissioner Jarrod Johnson resigned. His term ended in January 2015.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Photograph of Elected Officials, 1991 - 1993

 Series — drawer: MD 243, Folder 5
Identifier: ACC 2016-164
Scope and Contents This series consists of a large color photograph of South Dakota's elected officials from 1991 to 1993. The photograph belonged to G. Homer Harding, former State Treasurer. Individuals pictured are (from left to right): Laska Schoenfelder, Public Utilities Commissioner; Walter D. Miller, Lieutenant Governor; George S. Mickelson, Governor; G. Homer Harding, State Treasurer; Vern Larson, State Auditor; Joyce Hazeltine, Secretary of State; and Mark Barnett, Attorney General.
Dates: 1991 - 1993

Photographs, 1992 - 1995

 Series — Box: 07405
Identifier: ACC 2018-029
Scope and Contents This series contains copies of photographs used in the South Dakota Heritage Fund’s Campaign Bulletin newsletters to promote the Oyate Wicokan exhibit, photos of Gov. George S. Mickelson gathered for the Mickelson Memorial in April 1994, and images of Sioux Falls representatives receiving an award on Philanthropy Day in Nov. 1993.
Dates: 1992 - 1995

Pierre Centennial Ball (Pierre, S.D.) November 19, 1980

 Unprocessed — Box: 06490 A
Identifier: H2015-061
Dates: November 19, 1980