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Michael Diedrich

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Michael Diedrich
Member of the
South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 34th district
Assumed office
December 29, 2017
Preceded byCraig Tieszen
Succeeded byMike Derby (elect)
Member of the South Dakota Senate
In office
1993–1995
1987–1991
Personal details
BornRapid City, South Dakota
Political partyRepublican
EducationUniversity of South Dakota (BA, JD)
Harvard University (MPA)
Loyola University Chicago (LLM)

Michael Diedrich is an American politician and attorney serving as a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives from the 34th district. Diedrich was appointed to the position in 2017 by Governor Dennis Daugaard, succeeding Craig Tieszen, who died in a boating accident on November 23, 2017. He assumed office on December 29, 2017.[1][2]

Early life and education

A native of Rapid City, South Dakota, Diedrich attended Rapid City Central High School. He earned a bachelor's degree from University of South Dakota, Juris Doctor from the University of South Dakota School of Law, Master of Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, and Master of Laws in healthcare law from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.[3]

Career

Diedrich served as a member of the South Dakota Senate from 1987 to 1991 and again from 1993 to 1995. Diedrich also worked in the Rapid City attorney’s office and as the vice president of government relations for Regional Health (now Monument Health).[4][5][6]

References

  1. ^ "South Dakota State News Home". news.sd.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-15.
  2. ^ "SDLRC - Representative Michael G. Diedrich - 2020". sdlegislature.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-15.
  3. ^ "South Dakota State News Home". news.sd.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-15.
  4. ^ "Michael Diedrich to replace Craig Tieszen in state House". blackhillsfox.com. Retrieved 2020-08-15.
  5. ^ "Michael Diedrich". Ballotpedia. Retrieved 2020-08-15.
  6. ^ Michael Diedrich's Biography
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