Richard R. Ramsey

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State Senator
Republican
Lawyer
Clarke
69
01/12/1981 - 01/09/1983
47

Born Nov. 23, 1940, Clarke County, son of Joseph D. and Ardis Ramsey. Graduate of Osceola High School, University of Northern Iowa, University of Iowa Law School. U.S. Army, 1966-68; served one year in Vietnam. Elected Clarke County attorney, 1968, re-elected in 1970 and 1972. Protestant. Married Natalie J. Green of Falls Church, Va., 1968. Children: Adam Todd, Angela Ruth, Aaron Nathaniel and Aimee Rebecca. Former member of Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Former committeeman, finance chairman and chairman, Clarke County Republican Central Committee. Past president and secretary, Osceola Jaycees; service officer, Osceola American Legion. Member: Iowa Bar Association, Osceola Lions Club, Eagles and Clarke County Farm Bureau. Chairman, Energy Committee. Member, Legislative Council. President pro tempore. Third term.

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State Senator
Republican
Attorney
Clarke
68
01/08/1979 - 01/11/1981
47

Osceola 47th Senatorial District Republican Born November 23, 1940, Clarke County, son of Joseph D. and Ardis Ramsey. Graduate of Osceola High School, University of Northern Iowa, University of Iowa College of Law, J.D. U.S. Army 1966-1968, one year, Vietnam. Elected Clarke County Attorney 1968, reelected 1970 1972. Protestant. Married Natalie J. Green, Falls Church, Virginia, 1968. Children: Adam Todd, Angela Ruth, Aaron Nathaniel. Member Iowa Law Enforcement Academy. Served as city attorney, Chairman Fifth District Drug Abuse Committee, Iowa Bar Association. Former committeeman, finance chairman and chairman Clarke County Republican Central Committee. Past president and secretary Osceola Jaycees; service officer Osceola American Legion. Member Osceola Lions Club, Eagles, Clarke County Farm Bureau. Chairman, Committees on Ethics and Energy. Member Legislative Council. Assistant Majority Leader. Third term.

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State Senator
Republican
Attorney
Clarke
67
01/10/1977 - 01/07/1979
47

Osceola 47th Senatorial District Republican Born Nov. 23, 1940, Clarke County, son of Joseph D. Ramsey and Ardis Ramsey. Graduate of Osceola High School, University of Northern Iowa, J.D., University of Iowa College of Law. U.S. Army, 1966-1968, one year, Vietnam. Elected Clarke County attorney 1968, re-elected 1970, 1972. Protestant. Married Natalie J. Green, Falls Church, Virginia, 1968. Children: Adam Todd, Angela Ruth, Aaron Nathaniel. Member Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, city attorney, served as Chairman Fifth District Drug Abuse Committee, Iowa Bar Association. Former committeeman, finance chairman and chairman Clarke County Republican Central Committee. Past president and secretary Osceola Jaycees; service officer Osceola American Legion. Member Osceola Lions Club, Eagles, Clarke County Farm Bureau. Served in 65th and 66th General Assemblies.

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State Senator
Republican
Attorney
Clarke
66
01/13/1975 - 01/09/1977
47

Osceola Republican 47th Senatorial District Born Nov. 23, 1940, Clarke County, son of Joseph D. Ramsey and Ardis Ramsey. Graduate of Osceola High School, University of Northern Iowa, J.D., University of Iowa College of Law. U.S. Army, 1966-1968, one year, Vietnam. Elected Clarke County attorney 1968, re-elected 1970, 1972. Protestant. Married Natalie J. Green, Falls Church, Virginia, 1968. Children: Adam Todd, Angela Ruth. Former member Iowa Law Enforcement Academy, city attorney, served as Chairman Fifth District Drug Abuse Committee Iowa Bar Association. Former committeeman, finance chairman and chairman Clarke County Republican Central Committee. Past president and secretary Osceola Jaycees; service officer Osceola American Legion. Member Osceola Lions Club, Eagles, Clarke County Farm Bureau. Served in 65th General Assembly.

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State Senator
Republican
Attorney
Clarke
65
01/08/1973 - 01/12/1975
47

Osceola Republican 47th Senatorial District Born Nov. 23, 1940, Clarke County, son of Joseph D. Ramsey and Ardis Ramsey (deceased). Graduate Osceola High School and University of Northern Iowa. Attended University of Iowa College of Law, receiving Juris Doctor degree 1966. Entered U.S. Army as combat engineer 1966-68, one year in Vietnam as intelligence specialist. Elected Clarke County Attorney 1968, re-elected 1970 and 1972. Member County Attorneys Assn. and National District Attorneys Assn. Protestant. Married to Natalie J. Green, Falls Church, Va., 1968. One son, Adam Todd Ramsey, born June 1, 1970. Has served as Chairman Fifty District Drug Abuse Committee Iowa Bar Association; chairman Clarke County Memorial Gift Program; Past president and secretary Osceola Jaycees; service officer Osceola American Legion. Chairman Clarke County Republican Central Committee, committeeman and co-finance chairman Clarke County Republican Party. Member Osceola Lions Club, Iowa State Bar Assn., Clarke County Crime Commission and Clarke County Farm Bureau. Elected Iowa Senate first term by special election Jan. 4, 1973.

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