Senator Richard V. Leo View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 2/12/1981
Birth Place: Dysart, IA
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 45 (1933)
48 (1939) - 53 (1949)
Home County: Tama
Richard V. Leo
Tama County
Dysart Republican 45th Senatorial District Tama and Benton Counties. Born on a farm near Dysart, October 29, 1889. A graduate of the Dysart high school and holds a B.A. degree from the University of Iowa. Married to Corinne Deardorff of Churubusco, Ind. Has a married son, Robert G. Leo of Waterloo, Iowa, and a daughter, Mrs. Jean Mickelsen of Toledo, Iowa. Served as Senator in 45th Extra, 48th, 49th, 50th, 50th Extra, 51st, 52nd, 52nd Extra and 53rd General Assemblies. President Pro Tem of the 52nd, 52nd Extra and 53rd General Assemblies. Member of the Methodist Church and Masonic bodies.