American Flags and South Dakota Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, January 2nd in honor of Justice Frank “Rudy” Henderson.
According to the office of the governor:
Frank “Rudy” Henderson was an associate justice of the South Dakota Supreme Court from 1979 -1994. Prior to that service, he was a state circuit judge in the Seventh Circuit from 1975 – 1979. Henderson also served in the South Dakota Senate, representing Rapid City, from 1965 -1966 and 1969 -1970, and he was a candidate for the Republican nomination for Governor in 1970. Henderson was a veteran of the United States Army, and earned a Bronze Star for his service in the Korean War.