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Richard F. Pettigrew

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Richard F. Pettigrew
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U.S. Senate, South Dakota
Former officeholder
In office
November 2, 1889 – March 3, 1901
PartySilver Republican
Date of birthJuly 23, 1848
Place of birthLudlow, Vermont


Richard F. Pettigrew (July 23, 1848 – October 5, 1926), was a member of the U.S. Senate from the state of South Dakota. He was elected as a Republican in 1889 and 1895 before switching to become a Silver Republican on June 17, 1896.[1]


Political offices
Preceded by
U.S. Senate - South Dakota
November 2, 1889 – March 4, 1901
Succeeded by
Robert J. Gamble