Former South Dakota U.S. Marshal George Tennyson Dies

(Pennington County, SD) — Former South Dakota U.S. Marshal George Tennyson has passed away. The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement Thursday. That’s where Tennyson began his law enforcement career in 1956. Appointed by the president in 1969, he held the position as the United States Marshal for the District of South Dakota until 1976. Tennyson went on to work as an investigator in the private sector and later worked for the FBI. He retired at 89-years-old.

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