South Dakota Governor
1979-1987; 1995 - 2003
U.S. House of Representatives
2003 - 2004
William J. "Bill" Janklow (September 13, 1939 - January 12, 2012), former South Dakota Attorney General, Governor and Congressman, died of cancer on Thursday, Jan. 12; he was 72. He was the state's longest-serving governor, serving from 1979 to 1987 and 1995 to 2003.
SDPB Special: Bill Janklow Memorial Service
The WILLIAM J. JANKLOW MEMORIAL, Capitol Rotunda
SDPB1 TV, SDPB Radio, SDPB.org - Tuesday, Jan. 17, 1pm (Noon MT)
See a photo gallery from the Memorial Service
SDPB Special: Bill Janklow Remembered
SDPB remembers William J. "Bill" Janklow with programming on SDPB Television, SDPB Radio, and SDPB.org. The network was on hand on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the State Capitol as South Dakotans paid tribute to the longtime leader who died Thursday at the age of 72.
Memorial Service coverage began at Noon on SDPB Television, Radio and Online, as hosts Cara Hetland and Stephanie Rissler spend an hour talking about the former Governor with some of his friends and associates, leading up to the Memorial Service at 1pm (Noon MT).
SDPB Television Special: Bill Janklow in His Own Words - Purchase DVD
SDPB Radio Special: The Death of Bill Janklow