Senator Otto H. Henningsen View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/22/1961
Birth Place: Clinton, IA
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 48 (1939) - 54 (1951)
Home County: Clinton
Otto H. Henningsen
Clinton County
Clinton Republican 22nd Senatorial District Clinton County. Born at Clinton, Iowa, September 15, 1888. Member city council for four years; board of education three years; president of board for one year. Secretary and General Manager Clinton Plate Glass association for 27 years; also is engaged in insurance and real estate business. Appointed Clinton postmaster by President Hoover in 1932. Member of Masonic bodies, Past Exalted Ruler B. P. O. E.; Past Noble Grand I. O. O. F.; member of F. P. O. E., L. O. O. M. Married January 20, 1909 to Ethel May Bohart of Clinton; father of one son, Dr. A. B. Henningsen. Elected to Senate in 1938, reelected 1942 and 1946.