Deceased SD Lawmakers Remembered in Ceremony

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PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Legislature has honored eight former state lawmakers who died in the past year.
Members of the House and Senate met in a joint session Thursday to hold a special memorial service for their deceased colleagues. The Legislature holds the service each year.
Those honored Thursday included former U.S. Senator Jim Abdnor of Kennebec, who was in the state Senate in 1957 to 1968, and former state Supreme Court Justice Frank Henderson of Hill City, who was in the state Senate in 1965 to 1966 and 1969 through 1970.

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