The statue of Gov. George T. Mickelson at the west side of the South Dakota Capitol in Pierre at sunrise on Christmas Eve. He and his son, George S. Mickelson, are the only first-generation and second-generation duo to have governed South Dakota. The current speaker for the state House of Representatives, G. Mark Mickelson, is the family’s third generation to serve.

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