Craig Tieszen

Craig Tieszen REPRepublican

American politician (1949-2017)

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Craig TieszenREPRepublican American politician (1949-2017)
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Age at Death1949-2017
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Craig Tieszen (October 24, 1949 − November 23, 2017) was an American politician who was a Republican member of the South Dakota Senate, representing District 34 from January 2009 to January 2017, and represented District 34 in the South Dakota House of Representatives from January 2017 to his death 10 months later. Tieszen was a volunteer for the Peace Corps and served as the chief of police for the Rapid City Police Department.

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Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
South Dakota State House of Representatives
2017
Senator
South Dakota State Senate
2008 - 2017
Former Majority Whip
South Dakota State Senate
Police Chief
Rapid City Police Department
1975 - 2007
Volunteer
Peace Corps, Kenya
1971 - 1975
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Board Member
Chamber of Commerce, Rapid City
Board Member
United Way
Member
Club for Boys Foundation
Member
Rapid City Club for Boys
Former Chair
Retirement Laws Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives
Former Chair
Judiciary Committee, South Dakota State Senate
Former Co-Chair
Health and Human Services Committee, South Dakota State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives
Former Member
Government Operations and Audit Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, South Dakota State House of Representatives
Former Member
Local Government Committee, South Dakota State Senate