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Ronald Frank Williamson

Ronald Frank Williamson, American banker, former national guard official. Named Master Aviator, United States Army, 1979; fellow Housing and Urban Development, 1970.


  • Williamson, Ronald Frank was born on December 31, 1941 in Huron, South Dakota, United States. Son of Thomas Jefferson and Alice Evelyn (Hauck) Williamson.

  • Education

    • Student, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1960. Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1964. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, 1989.


    • Member staff South Dakota Legislation Research, 1970-1971. Executive director South Dakota Municipal League, 1971-1978. Chief of staff to Governor of South Dakota, 1979-1983.

      Adjutant general South Dakota National Guard, Pierre, 1983-1987. Chief of staff Citibank, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1987-1988, vice president, director service quality, Training and Corporation Services, 1989-1990, president, chief executive officer, since 1990, also board directors. Member executive board National League of Cities, 1973-1975.

      Governor's representative Old West Regional Commission, 1979-1981.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: flying; water skiing.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    President, Little League, Pierre, South Dakota, 1973. Chairman Republican State Convention, Rapid City, South Dakota, 1976. Board directors South Dakota Symphony, South Dakota Industry and Commerce Association, McKennan Hospital, Sioux Empire United Way.

    Captain United States Army, 1964-1970. Member National Guard Association (finance committee, chairman aviation committee 1985), Air Force Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion Lodges: Masons, Elks.



    Avocations: flying; water skiing.


    • Married Elisabeth White, November 14, 1964. Children– Michael, Stephen, Wendy. Married Paula Dorsey, September 6, 1986.

      Children: Jacelyn, Heidi.
    • father: Thomas Jefferson Williamson
    • mother: Alice Evelyn (Hauck) Williamson
    • spouses: Elisabeth White
    • Paula Dorsey
    • children: Michael Williamson
    • Stephen Williamson
    • Wendy Williamson
    • Jacelyn Williamson
    • Heidi Williamson
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    Born December 31, 1941
    (age 75)
    • 1960
      Augustana College
    • 1964
      United States Military Academy
    • 1989
      University South Dakota
    • 1970 - 1971
      Member, staff South Dakota Legislation Research
    • 1971 - 1978
      executive, director South Dakota Municipal League
    • 1979 - 1983
      chief of staff to Governor of South Dakota
    • 1983 - 1987
      adjutant general South Dakota National Guard
      Pierre, South Dakota, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      chief of staff Citibank
      Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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