POLITICAL NOTES: Foss for Congress

Banned by the state constitution from seeking a third two-year term as governor of South Dakota, hard-shelled Joseph Jacob Foss, 42, Marine Corps fighter-pilot ace in World War II (26 kills and the Medal of Honor), announced last September that he was retiring from politics, looked toward a comfortable job in private industry next January. Last week Joe Foss changed his mind, opened a campaign for the First District congressional seat held by George McGovern, South Dakota's first Democratic Congressman in 18 years. Reason: Foss was persuaded to run by 50 leading South Dakota Republicans headed by National...

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