Glenn Edwin Whitehead

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State Senator
Republican
Publisher
Dallas
56
01/10/1955 - 01/13/1957
17

Perry Republican 17th Senatorial District Dallas, Audubon and Guthrie Counties. Born on a farm in Marshall county August 11, 1892. Attended rural school in Marshall county and Marshalltown high school. After a two-year commerce course entered newspaper field in 1914. Has been associated with a number of Iowa publications, including Nevada Journal, Des Moines Capital, Iowa Homestead and the Newton News, going to Perry as publisher of the Perry Daily Chief in 1926. Married Shirley Hildahl, Greenbush, Minnesota, December 28, 1932. Has one son, Stephen. Commissioned officer in the Navy in World War I. Past Post Commander American Legion. Member of Masonic orders. President of Iowa Press Association 1944-45. Delegate to National Republican Convention in 1932. Appointed to membership Iowa Development Commission in 1951. Publicity director Iowa State Republican headquarters in 1934. Correspondent European war sector 1945. State Representative Dallas county 50th, 50th Extra and 51st General Assemblies; Senator 53rd, 54th, 55th and 56th General Assemblies.

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State Senator
Republican
Publisher
Dallas
55
01/12/1953 - 01/09/1955
17

Perry Republican 17th Senatorial District Dallas, Audubon and Guthrie Counties Born on a farm in Marshall county August 11, 1892. Attended rural school in Marshall county and Marshalltown high school. After a two-year commerce course entered newspaper field in 1914. Has been associated with a number of Iowa publications, including Nevada Journal, Des Moines Capital, Iowa Homestead and the Newton News, going to Perry as publisher of the Perry Daily Chief in 1926. Married Shirley Hildahl, Greenbush, Minnesota, December 28, 1932. Has one son, Stephen. Commissioned officer in the Navy in World War I. Past Post Commander American Legion. Member of Masonic orders. President of Iowa Press Association 1944-45. Delegate to National Republican Convention in 1932. Publicity director Iowa State Republican headquarters in 1934. Correspondent European war sector 1945. State Representative Dallas county 50th, 50th Extra, and 51st General Assemblies; Senator 53rd, 54th and 55th General Assemblies.

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State Senator
Republican
Publisher
Dallas
54
01/08/1951 - 01/11/1953
17

Perry Republican 17th Senatorial District Dallas, Audubon and Guthrie Counties. Born on a farm in Marshall county August 11, 1892. Attended rural school in Marshall county and Marshalltown high school. After a two year commerce course entered newspaper field in 1914. Has been associated with a number of Iowa publications, including Nevada Journal, Des Moines Capital, Iowa Homestead and the Newton News, going to Perry as publisher of the Perry Daily Chief in 1926. Married Shirley Hildahl, Greenbush, Minnesota, December 28, 1932. Has one son, Stephen. Commissioned officer in the Navy in World War I. Past Post Commander American Legion. Member of Masonic orders. President of Iowa Press Association 1944-45. Delegate to National Republican Convention in 1932. Publicity director Iowa State Republican headquarters in 1934. Correspondent European war sector 1945. State Representative Dallas County 50th, 50th Extra, and 51st General Assemblies; Senator 53rd and 54th General Assemblies.

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State Senator
Republican
Publisher
Dallas
53
01/10/1949 - 01/07/1951
17

Perry Republican 17th Senatorial District Dallas, Audubon and Guthrie Counties. Born on a farm in Marshall county August 11, 1892. Attended rural school in Marshall county and Marshalltown high school. After a two year commerce course entered newspaper field in 1914. Has been associated with a number of Iowa publications, including Nevada Journal, Des Moines Capital, Iowa Homestead and the Newton News, going to Perry as publisher of the Perry Daily Chief in 1926. Married Shirley Hildahl, Greenbush, Minnesota, December 28, 1932. Has one son, Stephen. Commissioned officer in the Navy in World War I. Past Post Commander American Legion. Member of Masonic orders. President of Iowa Press Association 1944-45. Delegate to National Republican Convention in 1932. Publicity director Iowa State Republican headquarters in 1934. Correspondent European war sector 1945. State Representative Dallas county 50th, 50 Extra and 51st General Assembly. Now serving first term in Senate.

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State Representative
Republican
Editor
Dallas
51
01/08/1945 - 01/12/1947
36

Perry Dallas County Republican Born on a farm in Marshall county, August 11, 1892. Attended rural school in Marshall county and Marshalltown high school. After a two-year commerce course entered newspaper field in 1914. Has been associated with a number of Iowa publications, including Nevada Journal, Des Moines Capital, Iowa Homestead, and the Newton News, going to Perry as publisher of the Perry Daily Chief in June of 1926. Married Shirley Hildahl, Greenbush, Minnesota, December 28, 1932, has one son, Stephen. Served as a commissioned officer in the Navy in World War I. Member of American Legion and past post commander; past president of Rotary; member of Masonic orders and the Elks lodge. President of Iowa Press Association 1944-45. Was a delegate to National Republican Convention in 1932. Publicity director Iowa State Republican headquarters in 1934. Serving second term.

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State Representative
Republican
Editor
Dallas
50
01/11/1943 - 01/07/1945
36

Perry Dallas County Republican. Born on a farm in Marshall county, August 11, 1892. Attended rural school in Marshall county and Marshal1town high school. After a two year commerce course entered newspaper field in 1914. Has been associated with a number of Iowa publications, including Nevada Journal, Des Moines Capital, Iowa Homestead, and the Newton News, going to Perry as publisher of the Perry Daily Chief in June of 1926. Married Shirley Hildahl, Greenbush, Minnesota, December 28, 1932, has one son, Stephen. Served as a commissioned officer in the Navy in World War I. Member of American Legion and past post commander; past president of Rotary; member of Masonic orders and the Elks lodge. Office and director of Iowa Press Association. Member Civilian Defense Council and county bond board. Was a delegate to National Republican Convention in 1932. Publicity director Iowa State Republican headquarters in 1934. Serving first term.

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