Donald E. Gettings

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State Senator
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired
Wapello
77
01/13/1997 - 01/10/1999
47

Birth: November 21, 1923, Wapello County. Parents: Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Education: Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Spouse: Mary. Children: 2 daughters; 3 sons. Profession and Activities: Retired John Deere employee, 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74. Member: Iowa Gothic House Committee, Eagles Lodge #114 and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Served 3 terms in Iowa House. Term: Fourth.

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State Senator
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired
Wapello
76
01/09/1995 - 01/12/1997
47

Birth: November 21, 1923, Wapello County. Parents: Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Education: Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Spouse: Mary. Children: 2 daughters; 3 sons. Profession and Activities: Retired John Deere employee, 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74. Member: Eagles Lodge #114, and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Served 3 terms in Iowa House. Term: Fourth.

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State Senator
Democrat
Retired
Wapello
75
01/11/1993 - 01/08/1995
47

Birth: November 21, 1923, Wapello County. Parents: Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Education: Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Spouse: Mary. Children: 2 daughters; 3 sons. Activities: Retired John Deere employee, 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74. Member: Eagles Lodge #114, Elks Lodge #347, and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Served 3 terms in Iowa House. Term: Third.

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State Senator
Democrat
Retired
Wapello
74
01/14/1991 - 01/10/1993
33

Birth: November 21, 1923, Wapello County. Parents: Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Education: Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Spouse: Mary. Children: 2 daughters; 3 sons. Activities: Retired John Deere employee, 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74. Member: Eagles Lodge #114, Elks Lodge #347, and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Served 3 terms in Iowa House. Term: Third.

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State Senator
Democrat
Retired
Wapello
73
01/09/1989 - 01/13/1991
33

Birth: November 21, 1923, Wapello County. Parents: Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Education: Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Spouse: Beverly Gustavison in Ottumwa, 1947. (Deceased, 1988) Children: 1 daughter, Melinda; 1 son, Greg. Activities: Retired John Deere employee, 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74. Member: Eagles Lodge #114 and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Served 3 terms in Iowa House. Term: Second.

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State Senator
Democrat
Retired
Wapello
72
01/12/1987 - 01/08/1989
33

Born in Wapello County on November 21, 1923, son of Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Married Beverly Gustavison in Ottumwa, 1947. Two children: Greg and Melinda. Retired John Deere employee of 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74; Eagles Lodge #114; St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Three terms in Iowa House. Second term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Retired
Wapello
71
01/14/1985 - 01/11/1987
33

Born in Wapello County on November 21, 1923, son of Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Married Beverly Gustavison in Ottumwa, 1947. Two children: Greg and Melinda. Retired John Deere employee of 38 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Member of board of directors of John Deere Credit Union, Retired member of the United Auto Workers Local 74; Izaak Walton League, Eagles Lodge #114; St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Three terms in Iowa House. First term in Senate.

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State Senator
Democrat
Retired
Wapello
70
01/10/1983 - 01/13/1985
33

Born in Wapello County on November 21, 1923, son of Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Married Beverly Gustavison in Ottumwa, 1947. Two children: Greg and Melinda. Employee of John Deere for 37 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York City, 1976. Member of board of directors of John Deere Credit Union, Local 74; United Auto Workers; Izaak Walton League, Eagles Lodge #114; St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Three terms in Iowa House. First term in Senate.

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State Representative
Democrat
Machine Repairman
Wapello
69
01/12/1981 - 01/09/1983
90

Born in Wapello County on Nov. 21, 1923, son of Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Married Beverly Gustavison in Ottumwa, 1947. Two children: Greg and Melinda. Employee of John Deere for 35 years as a machine repairman. National delegate to the Democratic Convention in New York City, 1976. Member of board of directors of John Deere Credit Union, Local 74; U.A.W.; Eagles Lodge #114; and St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Third term.

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State Representative
Democrat
Machine Repairman
Wapello
68
01/08/1979 - 01/11/1981
90

Ottumwa District 90 Democrat Born in Wapello County, Nov. 21, 1923, son of Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Attended grade school and graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Married Beverly Gustavison in 1947. Two children; a son, Greg and a daughter, Melinda. Employee of John Deere for 33 years as a Machine Repairman. National delegate to the Democrat convention in New York City, 1976. Member of Board of Directors of John Deere Credit Union, Local 74, U.A.W., Eagles Lodge #114, St. Patrick's Catholic Church. Second term.

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State Representative
Democrat
Machine Repairman
Wapello
67
05/31/1977 - 01/07/1979
90

Ottumwa District 90 Democrat Born in Wapello County, Nov. 21, 1923, son of Thomas and Sabina Gettings. Attended grade school and graduated from Ottumwa High School, 1942. Married Beverly Gustavison in 1947. Two children; a son, Greg and a daughter, Melinda. Employee of John Deere for 33 years as a Machine Repairman. National delegate to the Democrat convention in New York City, 1976. Member of Board of Directors of John Deere Credit Union, Local 74, U.A.W., Eagles Lodge #114, St. Patrick's Catholic Church. First term.

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