About Daugaard

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Dennis Daugaard is an American politician and attorney. He served as the 32nd Governor of South Dakota from 2011 until 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party. His biography will tell you more about his life and achievements. Daugaard was born to deaf parents and is the first chief executive of a U.S. state who was deaf as a child.

Dennis Daugaard was born in 1953, and was raised on a farm near Garretson, South Dakota. His parents were both deaf, and his paternal grandparents were Danish immigrants. The family used American Sign Language as their primary language, and Daugaard learned sign language while growing up.

During his tenure as a state politician, Daugaard focused on responsible stewardship of state resources. His priorities included highway construction, prudent management of the state pension plan, and the maintenance of state buildings. In addition, he helped create a program called the Honor Flight, which honors World War II veterans. His achievements made him the most popular politician in South Dakota and the most famous politician born in the United States.

Daugaard was elected as the 32nd Governor of South Dakota in 2011. Earlier, he was the Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota. His net worth is estimated to be between $1 and $5 million.