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Full Name: William John “Bill” Janklow
Born: Sep. 13, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois
Died: Jan. 12, 2012 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
William John “Bill” Janklow was a famously racist politician and member of the Republican Party who served as Governor of South Dakota for a record sixteen years (1979-87 abd 1995-2003) before his election to the U.S. House of Representatives until his resignation in 2004 after his conviction for manslaughter