Freshman Rep. George Mark Mickelson, R-Sioux Falls, worked late Wednesday afternoon reading the governor's budget recommendations at his desk in the state House. Mickelson, 46, who goes by Mark, is the oldest son of the late Gov. George S. Mickelson, who was killed along with seven other men in the 1993 state-airplane crash. George Speaker Mickelson was so named by the Legislature during the 1941 session, according to statehouse legend. George S. was speaker of the House in the 1979-80 term. His father, and Mark's grandfather, was the late Gov. George T. Mickelson. The speaker of the House in the 1941 session was George T. Mickelson. His son was born Jan. 31 that year. George T. went on to be elected state attorney general in 1942 and 1944, then governor in 1946 and 1948 on the Republican ticket. George S. was elected governor in 1986 and 1990.