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Eldon Nygaard's Biography
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Eldon Eugene Nygaard
Wife: Sherry; 2 Children: Leif, Jeanette
JD, Law, Marguette University Law School, 1976
Bachelors, University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1972
Former Minority Whip, South Dakota House of Representatives
Senator, South Dakota State Senate, 2010-2012
Changed Political Party, from Democrat to Republican, November 2010
Representative, South Dakota House of Representatives, 2006-2010
Board of Directors, South East Council of Governments, 2008-present
President, Valiant Vineyards Incorporated, 1999-present
United States Army/National Guard/Reserves, 1965-1997, retired
Assistant Professor, University of South Dakota, 1993-1999, retired
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, South Dakota Disabled American Veterans, 1996-present
Member, American Legion, 1994-present
Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1994-present
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