Senator Luke Vittetoe View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/16/1959
Birth Place: Oberlin, Kansas
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 50 (1943) - 53 (1949)
Home County: Keokuk
Luke Vittetoe
Keokuk County
Sigourney Republican 12th Senatorial District Keokuk and Poweshiek Counties. Born Oberlin, Kansas, son of James and Mary (Ragan) Vittetoe. Moved to Sigourney, Iowa, with parents in 1897. Graduated from Sigourney high school and National Institute of Pharmacy. Taught in rural schools. Has owned and operated own drug store the past thirty-six years. Director of Keokuk County State Bank. Member of Sigourney board of education fifteen years, president eleven years. Member of Chamber of Commerce, Keokuk county Farm Bureau, past president and secretary of Sigourney Lions club. Served as chairman of Keokuk County Civilian Defense. Engaged in farming. Member of Christian Church, the Masonic orders, Shrine and I.O.O.F. Married Dolly Willcockson of Sigourney. Two children: Jeanette, now Mrs. Boyd Paulson of Sigourney and Luke Edwin in insurance business in Sigourney. Serving second term, fourth session.