10 Notable alumni of
Dakota Wesleyan University

Dakota Wesleyan University is 3248th in the world, 1077th in North America, and 1020th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 10 notable alumni from Dakota Wesleyan University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. George McGovern

    George McGovern
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1922-2012 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    historianpoliticianpeace activistuniversity teacherautobiographer
    Biography

    George Stanley McGovern was an American historian and South Dakota politician who was a U.S. representative and three-term U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election.

  2. Clinton Anderson

    Clinton Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1895-1975 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    journalistnewspaper editorinsurancepolitician
    Biography

    Clinton Presba Anderson was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. representative from New Mexico from 1941 until 1945, the United States secretary of agriculture from 1945 until 1948, and a U.S. senator from New Mexico from 1949 to 1973.

  3. Francis Higbee Case

    Francis Higbee Case
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1896-1962 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in Dakota Wesleyan University
    Studied in 1918
    Occupations
    editorpublisherjournalistpolitician
    Biography

    Francis Higbee Case was an American journalist and politician who served for 25 years as a member of the United States Congress from South Dakota. He was a Republican.

  4. Vera Cahalan Bushfield

    Vera Cahalan Bushfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1889-1976 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Vera Cahalan Bushfield was a U.S. Senator from South Dakota briefly in 1948, as well as the First Lady of South Dakota from 1939 to 1943. Bushfield's appointment also marked the first time one state had been represented by two female senators; Gladys Pyle served for two months in late 1938 and early 1939.

  5. Harlan John Bushfield

    Harlan John Bushfield
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1882-1948 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in Dakota Wesleyan University
    Studied in 1899-1901
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Harlan John Bushfield was an American politician from South Dakota. He served as the 16th Governor of South Dakota and as a United States Senator.

  6. George T. Mickelson

    George T. Mickelson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1903-1965 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    George Theodore Mickelson was an American lawyer, 16th Attorney General of South Dakota and 18th Governor of South Dakota, and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota. He is the patriarch of the prominent Mickelson family of South Dakota.

  7. Ken Haines

    Ken Haines
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Dakota Wesleyan University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Biography

    Ken Haines is an American television sports broadcasting executive who is known for negotiating television media and marketing contracts with universities, conferences and major broadcasting networks and cable companies. He is a retired president and CEO from Raycom Sports.

  8. Evelyn Daw

    Evelyn Daw
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1912-1970 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormusical theatre actor
    Biography

    Evelyn Daw, was an American singer and actress.

  9. Rodney Hall

    Rodney Hall
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rodney M. Hall is an American former politician in the state of South Dakota. He was a member of the South Dakota Senate from 1971 to 1976. He attended Dakota Wesleyan University and the University of South Dakota where he earned a master's degree in education. He is a veteran of the Korean War and later worked as an educator in Iowa, California, Minnesota, along with South Dakota, as a teacher, supervisor, and principal.

  10. James Ramey

    James Ramey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-2015 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    James Graham Ramey was an American politician in the state of South Dakota who was a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1955 to 1964. Ramey was an alumnus of Dakota Wesleyan University and was a cattle rancher. He was married to Myrtle Olive Alden from 1939 to her death in 2007. He died in 2015.