Governor and First Lady Are Grandparents

Henry Raymond Venhuizen-Governor Daugaards First Grandchild


PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard and first lady Linda Daugaard are grandparents.
The Argus Leader reports that Henry Raymond Venhuizen was born Friday evening in Pierre to the couple’s daughter, Sara Venhuizen, and Tony Venhuizen, a senior adviser for the governor.
Daugaard chief of staff Dusty Johnson said it’s the Daugaards’ first grandchild.
The baby is 7 pounds, 8 ounces and 21 1/4 inches long.
The Venhuizens named their son after two of their grandfathers, Henry Poppen and Ray Daugaard.
(Photo provided by St. Mary’s Foundation’s Cradleroll at

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