Charles W. Hutchins

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Audubon
74
01/14/1991 - 07/20/1992
48

Birth: March 29, 1931, Guthrie County. Parents: Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Education: Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Military service: U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, 3 years. Spouse: JoAnn Reser, 1955. Children: 4 daughters: Jan, Susan, Tammie, and Lisa. Grandchildren: 3. Activities: Member: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions, and United Methodist Church. Senate assistant minority floor leader, 1979-1983. Assistant majority floor leader, 1983-1985. Designated majority leader in 1985; re-elected Senate majority leader and will serve in that role through the 74th General Assembly. Vice chair: Iowa Legislative Council, Senate Committee on Rules & Administration. Served 2 terms in Iowa House. Term: Eighth.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Audubon
73
01/09/1989 - 01/13/1991
48

Birth: March 29, 1931, Guthrie County. Parents: Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Education: Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Military Service: U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict, 3 years. Spouse: JoAnn Reser, 1955. Children: 4 daughters. Grandchildren: 3. Activities: Member: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions, Elks, and United Methodist Church. Senate assistant minority floor leader, 1979-1983. Assistant majority floor leader, 1983-1985. Elected Senate majority leader for 1986 session; re-elected to serve as majority leader in 1987-1988 sessions. Serving in the 73rd General Assembly as Senate majority leader. Chair: Iowa Legislative Council, Senate Committee on Rules & Administration. Served 2 terms in Iowa House. Term: Seventh.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Audubon
72
01/12/1987 - 01/08/1989
48

Born in Guthrie County, March 29, 1931, son of Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Married JoAnn Reser, 1955. Four daughters. Served in Air Force three years during Korean conflict. Member: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions, Elks and United Methodist Church. Served in Iowa House of Representatives, two terms. Served as assistant minority floor leader 1979-83, assistant majority leader 1983-85, and majority leader in the 1986 session. Majority leader in 72nd General Assembly. Serving sixth term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Audubon
71
01/14/1985 - 01/11/1987
48

Born in Guthrie County, March 29, 1931, son of Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Married JoAnn Reser, 1955. Four daughters. Served in Air Force three years during Korean conflict. Member: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions, Elks and United Methodist Church. Served in Iowa House of Representatives during 65th and 66th general assemblies, Iowa Senate during 67th and 68th, 69th and 70th general assemblies. Serving fifth term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Audubon
70
01/10/1983 - 01/13/1985
48

Born in Guthrie County, March 29, 1931, son of Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Married JoAnn Reser, 1955. Four daughters. Served in Air Force three years during Korean conflict. Member: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions, Elks and United Methodist Church. Served in Iowa House of Representatives during 65th and 66th general assemblies, Iowa Senate during 67th and 68th, 69th and 70th general assemblies. Serving fourth term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Guthrie
69
01/12/1981 - 01/09/1983
28

Born in Guthrie County, March 29, 1931, son of Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Married JoAnn Reser, 1955. Four daughters. Involved in Korean Conflict, three years. Member: Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions Club, Volunteer Fire Department and United Methodist Church. Served in Iowa House of Representatives during 65th and 66th general assemblies, Iowa Senate during 67th and 68th general assemblies. Third term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Guthrie
68
01/08/1979 - 01/11/1981
28

Guthrie Center 28th Senatorial District Democrat Born in Guthrie County, March 29, 1931, son of Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Married JoAnn Reser, 1955. Four daughters. In Korean Conflict three years, member of Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions Club, Volunteer Fire Department and United Methodist Church. Served in Iowa House of Representatives during 65th and 66th General Assemblies. Second term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Businessman
Guthrie
67
01/10/1977 - 01/07/1979
28

Guthrie Center 28th Senatorial District Democrat Born in Guthrie County, March 29, 1931, son of Jack and Hazel Hutchins. Graduated from Audubon High School, 1948. Married JoAnn Reser, 1955. Four daughters. In Korean Conflict three years, member of Chamber of Commerce, American Legion, Lions Club, Volunteer Fire Department, and United Methodist Church. Served in Iowa House of Representatives during 65th and 66th General Assemblies. First term in Senate.

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State Representative
Democrat
Self-Employed
Guthrie
66
01/13/1975 - 01/09/1977
56

Guthrie Center District 56 Democrat Born March 29, 1931, in Guthrie County, son of Jack and the late Hazel Hutchins. Attended elementary and high school in Guthrie and Audubon Counties. Married Jo Ann Reser, Audubon, 1955. Daughters, Jan, Susan, Tamie, Lisa. Operates dry cleaning and laundry business in Guthrie Center and Audubon. Member Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, American Legion, Volunteer Fire Department, and United Methodist Church. Democratic Precinct Committeeperson. Serving second term in House.

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State Representative
Democrat
Dry Cleaners
Guthrie
65
01/08/1973 - 01/12/1975
56

Guthrie Center District 56 Democrat Born in Guthrie County March 29, 1931, son of Jack and the late Hazel Hutchins. Attended elementary and high school in Guthrie and Audubon Counties. Married Jo Ann Reser of Audubon in 1955. Four daughters, Jan, Susan, Tammie and Lisa. Operates dry cleaning and laundry business in Guthrie Center. Member Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, American Legion, Volunteer Fire Department, and United Methodist Church. Democratic Precinct Committeeperson. Serving first term in House.

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