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Mitchell,

city (1990 pop. 13,798), seat of Davison co., SE S.Dak.; inc. 1881. Mitchell is a trade, distribution, and shipping center for a dairy and livestock area. Its industries include food processing and the manufacture of trailers, transportation and computer equipment, and machinery. The city is the seat of Dakota Wesleyan Univ. The Corn Palace, a building covered with hundreds of thousands of ears of corn, is there.

Mitchell

1. Joni, original name Roberta Joan Anderson. born 1943, Canadian folk-rock singer and songwriter. Her albums include Blue (1971), Court and Spark (1974), Mingus (1979), Turbulent Indigo (1994), and Travelogue (2002)
2. Margaret. 1900--49, US novelist; author of Gone with the Wind (1936)
3. Reginald Joseph. 1895--1937, British aeronautical engineer; designer of the Spitfire fighter
4. Sir Thomas Livingstone, known as Major Mitchell. 1792--1855, Australian explorer born in Scotland