Gene George Abdallah (June 16, 1936 – November 2, 2019) was an American politician. He served in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 2001 to 2002 as well as 2011 to 2012 and in the Senate from 2002 to 2010.[1][2][3]

Gene G. Abdallah
Member of the South Dakota Senate
from the 10th district
In office
2002–2010
Member of the South Dakota House of Representatives
from the 10th district
In office
2001–2002
2011–2012
Personal details
Born(1936-07-16)July 16, 1936
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.
DiedNovember 2, 2019(2019-11-02) (aged 83)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Judy
Children3
ProfessionHighway Patrol/U.S. Marshal

Abdallah served in the South Dakota Air National Guard from 1954 to 1962. He served in the Minnehaha County Sheriff's Department and was the chief deputy sheriff. Abdallah worked for the SoDak Distributors in Sioux Falls. He also was the superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol and a United States marshal.[4] He died in Sioux Falls in 2019, aged 83.[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SDLRC - Gene G. Abdallah". Sdlegislature.gov. Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  2. ^ "Gene Abdallah's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved 2019-11-03.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-12-29. Retrieved 2016-09-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ Longtime state leader Gene Abdallah has died
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ Former state lawmaker Gene Abdallah passes away