Representative Charles L. Gunderson View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/31/1946
Birth Place: Boscobel, WI
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 38 (1919) - 39 (1921)
Home County: Pocahontas
Charles L. Gunderson
Pocahontas County

CHARLES L. GUNDERSON, banker and legislator, died at Rolfe, Iowa, December 31, 1946; born in Wisconsin, October 13, 1859; educated in the common schools of that state; removed to Iowa in 1881 and located upon a farm in Pocahontas county; married Dena Christensen of Babcobel, Wisconsin, in July 1884, and they have had six children, three sons and three daughters; operated the Rolfe Grain & Milling Company, of which he was president; was one of the organizers of the Pocahontas County Farmers Institute, and president of the Farmers Mutual Insurance company of Pocahontas county; also one of the organizers of the Farmers Elevator company of Pocahontas, and served as its secretary nine years; vice president of the Rolfe State bank; served two terms as representative from his county in the Iowa house of representatives in 1919 and 1921; was a trustee on the board of Buena Vista college; a Republican and a presiding elder of the Presbyterian church.