| Gordon Mydland|
| May 12, 1922 (age 93)
Lake Preston, South Dakota (1922-05-12) |
(m. May 29, 1958–2000; her death)
Gordon Mydland Wikipedia
Gordon J. Mydland (born May 12, 1922) is an American former politician and lawyer in the state of South Dakota.
Mydland attended South Dakota State University for a Bachelor of Science degree, and the University of South Dakota School of Law for his LL.B degree. He also served in the United States Navy during World War II, from 1943 to 1946. Prior to his election to the state senate, he was the County Attorney for Brookings County, South Dakota. He served in the South Dakota State Senate from 1963 to 1968 representing the 13th district (1963–66) and the 6th district (1967–68). He was also Attorney General of South Dakota from 1969 to 1973. He was later a judge on the South Dakota Third Judicial Circuit. In religion, he is Lutheran. He married Lorrie Grange in 1958 and had one son, John Gabriel Mydland. His wife died in 2000.