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Joseph Henry Bottum, Jr
Birth: Aug. 7, 1903
Faulkton
Faulk County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 1984
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA

U.S. Senator. He attended the University of South Dakota, (1920-21), graduated from the law school of the University of South Dakota, in 1927, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law. He was South Dakota State Attorney, (1932-36) and director of taxation for the State of South Dakota, (1937-43). In 1961, he was elected as a Republican, the 27th Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota, serving until 1962. He was then appointed as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Francis Case, serving (1962-63). An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he was the circuit judge of the South Dakota Seventh Judicial Circuit, serving (1965-80). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Henry Bottum (1853 - 1946)
  Sylvia Grace Smith Bottum (1864 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Nellie Bang Bottum (1898 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Helen M Bottum (1886 - 1978)*
  Craig H Bottum (1887 - 1890)*
  Fannie Crawford Bottum Givens (1889 - 1983)*
  Dora Hope Bottum Flynn (1891 - 1984)*
  Julia Bottum Cummings (1897 - 1947)*
  Roswell Bottum (1902 - 1971)*
  Joseph Henry Bottum (1903 - 1984)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pine Lawn Memorial Park
Rapid City
Pennington County
South Dakota, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 44.0413, -103.2476
 
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Record added: Nov 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6916848
Joseph Henry Bottum, Jr
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- Bunny
 Added: Jul. 4, 2015

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Aug. 7, 2014
For you, Cousin Joe .... one of heaven's most fun piano players
- Cousin Anne
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
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