Sam Tidball


Age: 90

Summary: former mayor of Fort Pierre, South Dakota who was elected to the City Council in 1992 and served six years before being elected mayor in 1998 during a job he held for 16 years before retiring in May 2014, who led the city through the 2011 Missouri River flood and oversaw an economic development boom, including the startup of dozens of businesses and the building of the Fort Pierre Expo Center.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

Born: March 13, 1924

Died: November 18, 2014

Fort Pierre, South Dakota