Senator Earl C. Fishbaugh View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 2/14/1969
Birth Place: Shenandoah, Iowa
Birth County: Fremont
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 52 (1947) - 55 (1953)
House: 46 (1935)
47 (1937)
48 (1939)
49 (1941) - 50 (1943)
Home County: Page
Earl C. Fishbaugh
Page County


MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character and public service of the late Honorable Earl C. Fishbaugh, Jr., begs leave to submit the following memorial:

Earl C. Fishbaugh, Jr., son of Earl C. Fishbaugh and Irene Fender Fishbaugh, was born at Shenandoah, Iowa, December 27, 1909. He was in his office at Security Trust and Savings Bank, Shenandoah, at the time of his death, Friday, February 14, 1969.

He was educated in the grade and high schools at Shenandoah, was graduated from the University of Nebraska law college in 1933 and had practiced law in Shenandoah since.

He married Esther Elizabeth Miller, December 27, 1934.

Mr. Fishbaugh, a Republican, was elected to the House in 1934 as a representative from Page County and was re-elected in 1936, 1938, 1940 and 1942. He was elected to the Senate in 1946 and re-elected in 1950.

He was graduated from the Judge Advocate General’s OCS at Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1943, he was inducted into the Army of the United States and served thirty-one months in World War II, two years of which he was an enlisted man. Later, he was an officer on the State Staff, Iowa National Guard.

Surviving Mr. Fishbaugh are his wife, Esther, and one brother, Robert.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Sixty-third General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Earl C. Fishbaugh, Jr., the state has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the Senate by this resolution would express its appreciation of his service, and tender its sympathy to the members of his family.

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

VERN LISLE, Chairman




The resolution was unanimously adopted.