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Vera Cahalan Bushfield
Birth: Aug. 9, 1889
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1976
Fort Collins
Larimer County
Colorado, USA

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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  Harlan John Bushfield (1882 - 1948)
  John P. Bushfield (1914 - 1999)*
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G A R Cemetery
Hand County
South Dakota, USA
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Record added: Nov 10, 2002
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Vera Cahalan Bushfield
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