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State Secy , of Finance

John P. BIEHN, American State Secy, of Finance. Member of Masons; Elks; Odd Fellows; Shrine. Club: Pierre Country.


BIEHN, John P. was born on March 14, 1875 in Brown Company, Ohio, United States. Son of Louis and Eva (Busch) Biehn.


Rural District School.


Register of Deeds, Gregory Company, South Dakota, 1907-1911. Delegate to Democrat National Convention, St. Louis. 1916, San Francisco. 1920, New York, 1924, Houston, 1928.

Wilson Elector. 1912. Enlisted as Volunteer Private, 4 Kentucky Infantry during Spanish American War. Serving as Secy, of Finance, appointed under Governor.

Director of Purchasing, Printing State Depts., Institutions. Director, Employment. Member, Budget Board, Tax Commission, State Board of Eoualization.

State Board of Finance.


Member of Masons; Elks. Odd Fellows; Shrine. Club: Pierre Country.


Spouse Dessie Goodwin, June 15, 1915, Hume, Missouri.