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William McMaster
William McMaster

William Henry McMaster (May 10, 1877September 14, 1968) was the last Progressive Governor of South Dakota, serving from 1921 until 1925, and also a United States Senator from that state. He died at the age of 91 in 1968. Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... May 10 is the 130th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (131st in leap years). ... 1877 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... September 14 is the 257th day of the year (258th in leap years). ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Notes 1Mellette was the final governor of the Dakota Territory. ... State nickname: The Mount Rushmore State Other U.S. States Capital Pierre Largest city Sioux Falls Governor Mike Rounds (R) Official languages English Area 199,905 km² (17th)  - Land 196,735 km²  - Water 3,173 km² (1. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


Biography

McMaster was born to Samuel and Sara (Woodsum) McMaster in Ticonic, Monona County, Iowa. His family moved to Sioux City, Iowa after the death of his father in 1880; and while growing up, he contributed to the family income by delivering the morning edition of the "Sioux City Journal." McMaster graduated from Sioux City High School and later received a B.A. degree from Beloit College in 1899. In 1901, he moved to Yankton, South Dakota and worked as a cashier at that Security State Bank in Gayville. McMaster served in the South Dakota State House of Representatives in 1911 and 1912 in the South Dakota State Senate from 1913 to 1916. Sioux City is a city located in Western Iowa. ... 1880 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1899 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Yankton is a city located in Yankton County, South Dakota. ... Gayville is a town located in Yankton County, South Dakota. ... 1911 was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... Link title1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1916 is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 -The first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ...


 
 

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