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George Jonathan Danforth Wikipedia
George Jonathan Danforth was a member of the South Dakota Senate.
Danforth was born on November 21, 1875 in Meeme, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1903, he moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. On August 21, 1907, Danforth married Nora I. Tollefson. Danforth died on March 30, 1952. He was a Congregationalist.
Danforth was a member of the Senate from 1919 to 1922. Previously, he had been State's Attorney of Minnehaha County, South Dakota. In 1930 and 1938, Danforth was a candidate in the Republican primary for the United State Senate. He lost to incumbent William H. McMaster in 1930 and to John Chandler Gurney in 1938.