Richard F. Kneip

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Birthday
7, 1933
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Mar 9, 1987 (54)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1933
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Mar 9, 1987 (54)

About

American Democratic politician who served as 25th Governor of South Dakota during the 1970s. He was later appointed United States Ambassador to Singapore.

Before Fame

After studying at St. John's University and South Dakota State University, he joined the United States Air Force and later owned a farm equipment business.

Trivia

At the time of his election, he was the youngest ever governor of South Dakota.

Family Life

He married Nancy Lou Pankey, with whom he had eight children.

Associated With

He served during the administration of U.S. President Jimmy Carter.