Representative William Eugene Giltner View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/13/1949
Birth Place: Albia, IA
Birth County: Monroe
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 37 (1917) - 38 (1919)
Home County: Monroe
William Eugene Giltner
Monroe County

Memorial to the Honorable William E. Giltner of Monroe County

MR. SPEAKER: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character and public service of the late Honorable William E. Giltner, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

William E. Giltner was born on a farm east of Albia, Iowa, October 6, 1871. He was the son of Alexander Martin Giltner, former member of the Sixteenth General Assembly of Iowa, and Mary Elizabeth Newell Giltner, formerly of Indiana. He was educated in the rural schools, and the Albia Academy. He was graduated from the Gem City Business College, Quincy, Illinois, in 1894, and attended Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa. He studied law in the offices of Judge Henry L. and George W. Dashiell at Albia and was admitted to the practice in 1899 and continued there until his illness.

He owned and operated a farm. He served as Representative from Monroe County in the Thirty-seventh and Thirty-eighth General Assemblies of Iowa, and was president of the Monroe County Bar Association at the time of his death. He died December 13, 1949.

Mr. Giltner is survived by his wife, formerly of Jefferson County, Iowa; three daughters, Mrs. A. K. Kridlebaugh of Chariton, Mrs. Paul Robinson, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and Mrs. J. E. Moore of Des Moines, and two sons, William Martin, of Albia, and Harold Edward, of Escondido, California.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Masonic Lodge and a Republican.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Fifty-fourth General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable William E. Giltner, the people not only of Monroe County, but of the entire State of Iowa, have sustained a great loss.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House and that the Chief Clerk be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.