Jan. 31, 1941 Mobridge Walworth County South Dakota, USA
Apr. 19, 1993 Dubuque Dubuque County Iowa, USA
28th South Dakota Governor. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, rising to the rank of Captain. He served as Governor of South Dakota from 1887 until his death in a plane crash in 1993. His father, George T. Mickelson, served as South Dakota's 18th Governor.