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Iowa: State House of Representatives

Members of the Iowa State House of Representatives, 1848-2014 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1848: Dennis Aloysius Mahoney, elected.
  • 1858: Dennis Aloysius Mahoney, elected.
  • 1893: Beryl F. Carroll (Rep), defeated.
  • 1912: Ira D. McVicker, elected.
  • 1914: Arch W. McFarlane (Rep), elected.
  • 1916: Arch W. McFarlane (Rep), elected.
  • 1918: Arch W. McFarlane (Rep), elected.
  • 1920: Arch W. McFarlane (Rep), elected.
  • 1948 Nov 2: Fay L. Harris (Rep), elected; Albert Ray (Dem), defeated. Leo B. Hanna (Rep), elected unopposed. Elmer F. Pieper (Rep), elected; John H. Palmer (Dem), defeated. Ted D. Clark (Rep), elected; Howard D. Evans (Dem), defeated. Mel M. Graham (Dem), elected unopposed. C. J. Burris (Dem), elected.
  • 1956: Charles E. Grassley, defeated.
  • 1950 Nov 7: Fay L. Harris (Rep), elected; Ben E. Grant (Dem), defeated. Leo B. Hanna (Rep), elected; Gene Cotter (Dem), defeated. Elmer F. Pieper (Rep), elected; William H. Behrens (Dem), defeated. Ted D. Clark (Rep), elected; Karl W. Hurliman (Dem), defeated. L. Dee Mallonee (Rep), elected; W. P. Manatt (Dem), defeated. Robert O. Burrows, Sr. (Rep), elected; Jean Urice (Dem), defeated. Earl A. Miller (Rep), elected; Arch W. McFarlane (Rep), elected; J. E. Cundy (Dem), defeated; Carl G. Dahl (Dem), defeated. Clifford N. Nystrom (Rep), elected; Everett C. Brown (Dem), defeated. William S. Lynes (Rep), elected; Marie Buss (Dem), defeated. L. O. Weston (Rep), elected; Lawrence J. O'Malley (Dem), defeated. Wendell Pendleton (Rep), elected; Ruth Cuthbert (Dem), defeated. H. A. Moore (Rep), elected; Mrs. A. McWilliams (Dem), defeated. Richard C. Berry (Rep), elected; Ralph R. Summa (Dem), defeated. J. E. Hansen (Dem), elected unopposed. Gus T. Kuester (Rep), elected; Carl E. Benson (Dem), defeated. A. L. Mensing (Rep), elected; Edith V. Burgess (Dem), defeated. W. H. Tate (Rep), elected; Adolph M. Schanke (Dem), defeated. Laurence M. Boothby (Rep), elected unopposed. George Fiene (Dem), elected unopposed. Alfred E. Jones (Rep), elected; Stanley Watts (Dem), defeated. Paul J. Cooksey (Rep), elected; J. Homer Maurer (Dem), defeated. Leighton W. Abel (Rep), elected; E. A. Burlingame, Jr. (Dem), defeated. William N. Judd (Rep), elected; Leo P. McEleney (Rep), elected; Charles H. Williams (Dem), defeated; C. E. Kennedy (Dem), defeated. Albert Weiss (Rep), elected; L. Earl Riggleman (Dem), defeated. Conway E. Morris (Rep), elected; Herald Hefley (Dem), defeated. Dewey Goode (Rep), elected; John Ellenberger (Dem), defeated. Katheryn C. Metz (Rep), elected; A. L. Keen (Dem), defeated. Glenn E. Robinson (Rep), elected; Frank X. Funke (Dem), defeated. Claude Oberman (Rep), elected; Carl Hoschek (Dem), defeated. Roy J. Smith (Rep), elected; Merwin Smith (Dem), defeated. Robert L. Oeth (Dem), elected unopposed; John A. Heinz (Dem), elected unopposed. Max M. Soeth (Rep), elected; Helen Jennings (Dem), defeated. J. C. Davis (Rep), elected; Sidney H. Ramsay (Dem), defeated. Martin E. Sar (Rep), elected unopposed. Harvey Uhlenhopp (Rep), elected; O. Lynn Evans (Dem), defeated. A. S. Bloedel (Rep), elected; Jay Leeka (Dem), defeated. Henry Stevens (Rep), elected; Wesley Rittgers (Dem), defeated. William L. Mooty (Rep), elected; Herman C. Haack (Dem), defeated. Helen Margaret Crabb (Dem), elected; Gerald Laughery (Rep), defeated. John A. Walker (Rep), elected; Mrs. Percy Neese (Dem), defeated. Penn Eckles (Rep), elected; Lester Stille (Dem), defeated. Paul M. Walter (Rep), elected; Harold S. Wippman (Dem), defeated. William E. Darrington (Rep), elected; Robert G. Moore (Dem), defeated. Raymond Cornick (Rep), elected; C. E. Smith (Dem), defeated. John H. Brockmeyer (Rep), elected; Henry J. Novak (Dem), defeated. Edward Oppedahl (Rep), elected; Stanley H. Burchfield (Dem), defeated. Bert K. Fairchild (Rep), elected; Dick Fuester (Dem), defeated. Fred Voigtman (Rep), elected; Bert Hanson (Dem), defeated. C. J. Burris (Dem), elected; Ira M. Kyhl (Rep), defeated. Gladys S. Nelson (Rep), elected; Charles P. Starrett (Dem), defeated. Lee Gallup (Rep), elected; Lewis Everett Graf (Dem), defeated. G. M. Ludwig (Rep), elected; Joseph G. Raim (Dem), defeated. Clifford M. Strawman (Rep), elected; Thomas Stimpson (Dem), defeated. H. R. White (Dem), elected; G. A. Beman (Rep), defeated. Casey Loss (Dem), elected; H. B. Seely (Rep), defeated. Ernest Palmer, Jr. (Rep), elected; George W. Conlee (Dem), defeated. Morse E. Crosier (Rep), elected; Ernest Kosek (Rep), elected; James L. Ryan (Dem), defeated; Frank D. Marshall (Dem), defeated. Kenneth R. Moore (Rep), elected; R. V. Winters (Dem), defeated. Ray E. Shepard (Rep), elected; L. W. Snook (Dem), defeated. Arthur C. Hanson (Rep), elected unopposed. John Brownlie (Rep), elected; Helen K. Kelleher (Dem), defeated. Carroll L. Brown (Rep), elected; Fred Williams (Dem), defeated. G. T. Clark (Dem), elected; Claire G. Prange (Rep), defeated. Howard C. Buck (Rep), elected; S. E. Zink (Dem), defeated. Henry W. Washburn (Rep), elected; Bert Colwell (Dem), defeated. Albert G. Olson (Rep), elected; Axel Hansen (Dem), defeated. Harry Nielsen (Dem), elected; George L. Brown (Rep), defeated. Sterling Martin (Rep), elected; Robert M. Morrissey (Dem), defeated. Elmer A. Bass (Rep), elected; Herbert R. Patterson (Dem), defeated. W. C. Hendrix (Rep), elected; Gerald L. Bayers (Dem), defeated. Jacob Van Zwol (Rep), elected; V. C. McCarty (Dem), defeated. Robert Huisman (Rep), elected; W. J. Johannes (Dem), defeated. Vern Lisle (Rep), elected; E. P. Patch (Dem), defeated. Frank Koch (Rep), elected; William Fandel (Dem), defeated. J. Henry Lucken (Rep), elected; E. F. Kieffer (Dem), defeated. Guy G. Butler (Rep), elected; Louis L. Kopriva (Dem), defeated. Ted Sloane (Rep), elected; Earl C. Ryan (Rep), elected; Neal Smith (Dem), defeated; N. B. Wilson (Dem), defeated. Howard E. Brookings (Rep), elected; Thomas J. Frey (Rep), elected; James F. Leslie (Dem), defeated; Thomas J. Keleher (Dem), defeated. George L. Paul (Rep), elected; Charles J. Santora (Dem), defeated. Grant A. Shifflet (Rep), elected; F. B. Maloy (Dem), defeated. Dwight W. Meyer (Rep), elected; Lloyd Smith (Dem), defeated. Fred Schwengel (Rep), elected; Jack Schroeder (Rep), elected; Guy J. Porter (Dem), defeated; Donald A. Wine (Dem), defeated. George E. Miller (Dem), elected; Francis L. Kerr (Rep), defeated. Russell A. Patrick (Rep), elected; William J. Kelley (Dem), defeated. Carl Ringgenberg (Rep), elected; George J. Severson (Dem), defeated. Lawrence Putney (Rep), elected; Paul Mathern (Dem), defeated. Kirk R. Nicholson (Rep), elected; T. V. Lacy (Dem), defeated. John E. Young (Rep), elected; William T. McLaughlin (Dem), defeated. Clayton D. Sherod (Rep), elected; Eugene Jenkins (Dem), defeated. Frank Pedrick (Rep), elected; W. Dean Aubrey (Dem), elected; Otto Armstrong (Rep), defeated; Wade H. McReynolds (Dem), defeated. Fred Stiffler (Rep), elected; Stanley M. Smith (Dem), defeated. Harry W. Ramseyer (Rep), elected; Bessie E. Barker (Dem), defeated. Gene Poston (Dem), elected; Perry D. Sears (Rep), defeated. Francis E. Tierney (Dem), elected; A. A. Crawford (Rep), defeated. Theo Klemesrud (Rep), elected; Otto Alquist (Dem), defeated. G. M. Langland (Rep), elected; G. W. Heuser (Dem), defeated. Robert P. Munger (Rep), elected; Harold Lum Nelson (Rep), elected; Emlin L. Bergeson (Dem), defeated; Robert J. Salem (Dem), defeated. Norman Norland (Dem), elected unopposed. Clark H. McNeal (Rep), elected; Vernon McLaughlin (Dem), defeated.
  • 1986: Ron J. Corbett (Rep), elected.
  • 1999: Ron J. Corbett, resigned.
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