Representative Casey Loss View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 3/9/1981
Birth Place: Algona, IA
Birth County: Kossuth
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 52 (1947) - 54 (1951)
56 (1955) - 61 (1965)
Home County: Kossuth
Casey Loss
Kossuth County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Casey Loss, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

Casey Loss was born July 1, 1905. He was united in marriage to Ethel English at Algona, Iowa on June 24, 1931. They had one child, a daughter.

Mr. Loss was appointed Deputy Sheriff of Kossuth County in 1932 and in 1936 was elected to that position. He served two years. He also farmed with his brother, Mike, near Algona. They continued the herd of Registered Herefords started by their father. After retiring from the Legislature, he served on the Iowa Board of Regents for six years.

Mr. Loss was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Algona. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose.

He served 18 years in the Iowa House, representing Kossuth County in the Fifty-second through Sixty-first General Assemblies. A member of the Democratic party, he served as both Majority and Minority Floor Leader of the House.

Mr. Loss died on March 9, 1981. He is survived by his wife, Ethel, of Algona and his daughter, Faye (Mrs. Robert Kuhlman), of Ottosen. He is also survived by four grandchildren and two brothers, Robert, of Algona and Ralph, of Bremerton, Washington.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Sixty-ninth General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Casey Loss, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House by this Resolution would express its appreciation of his service.

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.