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Vera Cahalan Bushfield
Birth: Aug. 9, 1889
Death: Apr. 16, 1976

US Senator. Born in Miller, Hand County, South Dakota, she was the wife of US Senator and 16th South Dakota Governor, Harlan J. Bushfield. She graduated from Stout Institute Wisconsin, in 1912, plus attended Dakota Wesleyan University and the University of Minnesota. In October 1948, she was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband Harlan J. Bushfield and served until her resignation on December 26, 1948. She died at age 86 in Fort Collins, Colorado. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  John P. Bushfield (1914 - 1999)*
 
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Burial:
G A R Cemetery
Miller
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6917291
Vera Cahalan Bushfield
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