James Abdnor - Senator
Sigurd Anderson - Governor
General William Henry Harrison Beadle - General, Politician, Educator (Hall of Fame in Mich., Wisc. and S.D.)
E.Y. Berry - US Representative
Gutzon Borglum - Sculptor of Mount Rushmore
W. D. Boyce - Publisher of the Chicago Tribune and one of the founders of the Boy Scouts, hunting lodge at Ft. Sisseton
Thomas H. Brown, Civil War Veteran (3rd Wisconsin); Founder of Brown & Saenger Printing in Sioux Falls, First WM, Minnehaha Lodge No. 5, First Grand Master of Masons of Dakota, Commander, Department of South Dakota, Grand Army of the Republic
Francis Case - US Representative & Senator
William Clark - Lewis & Clark Expedition
Wilbur A. Dow, Minnehaha #5. Great prairie architect, whose buildings which were built by Thomas C. Marson.
Harvey Dunn - Painter
Frank Farrar - Governor
Joe Foss - War hero, governor, commissioner of the AFL and TV personality
Melvin Grigsby - Civil War Veteran, Andersonville Prison Survivor, Attorney, Member of Territorial Legislature, Attorney General of South Dakota, Colonel, 3rd US Volunteer Cavalry 1898, Brigidier General of Volunteers 1899. Member Minnehaha Lodge No. 5.
John C. Gurney - US Senator
Melancthon Hoyt - The First Master of the “Mother Lodge of the Dakotas". Regarded as the Father of the Episcopal Church in Dakota, he left a record of service to his Church and the Masonic Fraternity that is equaled by few men. His picture hangs in the State Capitol Building at Pierre, South Dakota, as one of the pioneer citizens of the State; in the Masonic Temple at Yankton as founder and first Worshipful Master of St. John’s Lodge No. 1; as well as in the lobby of the Masonic Temple at Manitowoc, Wisconsin, in memory of his great service to the Masonic Fraternity of that city.
Hubert Humphrey - born in Wallace, SD, senator from MN, vice-president, presidential candidate
Charles (Pa) Ingalls - Homesteader and father of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Vern Larsen - State Auditor
John B. Le Blond - Civil War Veteran (1st Minnesota), Federal Pension Commissioner, Surgeon, member, Minnehaha No. 5
Meriwether Lewis - Lewis & Clark Expedition
Harold Lovre - US Representative
George McGovern - War hero, senator and presidential candidate
Thomas C. Marson, Minnehaha #5, Sioux Falls. Builder of Wilbur A. Dow Architect’s buildings, including the Minnehaha County Courthouse, The US Federal Building in Sioux Falls, All Saints School.
Arthur Melette - governor
George Mickelson - Governor
Senator Karl E. Mundt, Evergreen #17, Madison. The accomplishments of Senator Mundt almost defy belief. He was instrumental in obtaining federal funding for the Missouri River dams and hydroelectric power plants; the Interstate Highway System, with I-90 and I-29 crossing in Sioux Falls rather than in Sioux City, IA; the EROS Data center near Garretson, SD; federal funding for Joe Foss Field, Sioux Falls; federal dollars for the levee system around the Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls.
Peter Norbeck - Governor & Senator
George A. Pettigrew - Surgeon Dakota National Guard, Grand Master of Masons, Grand Secretary
R. F. Pettigrew - Senator, Minnehaha No. 5, Cyrene Commandry No. 2 and one of the founders of Sioux Falls
Josiah Lake Phillips - founder of Sioux Falls (Phillips Ave.), Civil War Veteran, (16th Iowa, Surgeon), Member, Minnehaha Lodge No. 5.
George Wuest - Chief Justice of SD Supreme Court
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