Mickelson, George S. (George Speaker), 1941-1993
- Existence: 1941 - 1993
George Speaker Mickelson was born January 31, 1941 in Mobridge, South Dakota. He was the 28th Governor of South Dakota, and served from 1987-1993, when he died in a plane crash. His Lieutenant Governor, Walter D. Miller, assumed the office upon Mickelson's death.
Found in 39 Collections and/or Records:
This series contains briefing books prepared by Governor’s Office staff for the newly elected governors in 1994 and 2010; transcripts of proceedings of gaming compact discussions between the state of South Dakota and tribal representatives in 2005; records of the Wage Study Task Force and the Health Care Cost Workgroup from 1999; and Governor’s Office staff position descriptions from 1987-2002.
This series contains information related to the Governor’s cabinet retreats held from 1988 through 1993. These strategic planning retreats were used to develop policies, procedures, and priorities for the administration. Records include schedules and agendas, memoranda, correspondence, lists of attendees, presentations, and evaluation summaries.
This series is a record of inmates whose sentence has been commuted. Information may include but is not limited to: name, date, previous sentence, modified sentence, and signature of the Governor and Secretary of State. This information is submitted by the Governor pursuant to SDCL 24-14 and is maintained for documentation purposes.
This series contains copies of executive orders, which may include reorganization orders, filed with and signed by the Secretary of State. Information may include, but is not limited to: order number, title, nature of order, and signatures of the Governor and the Secretary of State. The information is maintained pursuant to SDCL 1-8-1(1).
This series contains the official copies of pardons handed down by the Governor. Information may include: name of person, name of person granted pardon, nature of pardon, and date filed. This record series is maintained pursuant to SDCL 24-14-11 to register pardons issued.
This series contains copies of executive proclamations and declarations signed by the Governor. Information may include but is not limited to: title, nature of the proclamation/declaration, and Governor's signature. Selected information honoring individuals or causes are maintained for courtesy and informational purposes. Proclamations or declarations declaring emergencies to exist or convening special session of the Legislature are maintained pursuant to SDCL 1-8-1(1).
George T. Mickelson, Speaker of the House of Representatives, introduced this resolution upon the birth of his son on January 31, 1941. The resolution officially named the boy "George Speaker Mickelson, Jr." and passed without a single dissenting vote. Both George T. and George S. would eventually serve as governors of South Dakota.
This series contains documents and materials filed as part of the state and federal litigation surrounding the plane crash that killed Governor George S. Mickelson and seven others on April 19, 1993. Includes pleadings, depositions, exhibits, photos, audio and video recordings, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports, and aircraft maintenance records.
Contains organizational charts for the Governor’s Office, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and the Office of Tourism from 1983 to 2003. Charts usually list the names and titles of staff members in the office hierarchy, although some only list the position title.
Also included is a Governor’s Office FTE report for FY 1991 and FY 1992, a list of Governor’s Office employees from 1995 to circa 2002, and the FY 2005 Budget Briefing for the Governor’s Office.
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.
This series consists of about 950 color photographs (various sizes, 3 1/5” x 5” to 20” x 24”) concerning the Capitol for a Day activities in Belle Fourche and Redfield, Governor George S. Mickelson's visit to Sanborn County, and the Western Governors Association. The series also includes an oversize color photograph of the 1991 State Constitutional Officers, which is stored separately in MD 20.
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.
- Archival Object 31
- Unprocessed Material 7
- Digital Record 1
- Photograph Collection -- Government 9
- Pheasant Hunting -- South Dakota -- Governor's Hunt 5
- South Dakota -- Centennial Celebrations, etc. 5
- VHS Tapes 5
- Badlands National Park (S.D.) 4
- Governors -- South Dakota 4
- Governors -- South Dakota -- Inauguration 4
- Letters (Correspondence) 4
- Photograph Collection -- Manuscript 4
- Black Hills -- South Dakota. 3
- Corn Palace (Mitchell, S.D.) 3
- Crazy Horse Monument (S.D.) 3
- Deadwood (S.D.) 3
- Fighting Stallions Memorial (Pierre, S.D.) 3
- Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.) 3
- Sioux Falls (S.D.) 3
- South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (Rapid City, S.D.) 3
- South Dakota State Capitol (Pierre, S.D.) 3
- Spearfish Canyon -- South Dakota 3
- Sturgis (S.D.) 3 + ∧ less