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Death (Continued from Pag* One) safety program. "It can happen to any of us." Gubbrud said with a shake of his headi Pullerton's popularity was best exemplified by comments of his opponent in 1956 election. State Sen. Millard G. Scott was asked by a reporter, "What kind of a guy is your Democratic op- ponenet?" State Sen. Art Jones, Britton, the senate minority leader in the last legislature, said, "in the passing of Sen. Pullerton, South Dakota has lost a distinguished citizen and a capable and untiring legislator. During the three terms that Sen. Fullerton served in the legislature, our acquaintance with him deep- ended into a fine and lasting friendship." "Just this," Scott responded, "if I wasn't running against him, I would vote for him myself." Pullerton was always jovial and excelled at breaking tension when the going got rough in the legislature. At the* time of his death, he was a member of the executive board of the Legislative Research Council and chairman of the LRC committee on elections. He also was appointed by Lt. Gov. Joe Bottum as a member of the interim Investigating committee, making a study of the state welfare department. In the 1959-61 biennium, he stood out as chairman of the senate appropriations committee. He was chairman of the LRC subcommittee on state buildings. His other committee ass i g n- ments as a legislator included apportionment, judiciary, municipalities, state affairs, transportation and communications, and game, fish and parks. Fullerton was born at Delta, Iowa, Feb. 14, 1901. He attended Iowa State College and the University of Minnesota. He attended the Methodist Church and was active in numerous civic and fraternal organize! .^ns. Survivors include the widow, Lucille; a daughter, Mrs. Rilla-Bea Durham of Huntington Beach, Calif.; a son, Hugh Robert Fullerton of Huron and five grandsons.