Representative Howard C. Buck View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 3/3/1985
Birth Place: Marshall County, IA
Birth County: Marshall
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 57 (1957) - 60 (1963)
House: 53 (1949) - 56 (1955)
Home County: Marshall
Howard C. Buck
Marshall County


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

Howard C. Buck was born October 10, 1899, in Marshall County, Iowa, to E.W. and Lena Miller Buck. Mr. Buck passed away March 3, 1985, in State Center, Iowa.

Mr. Buck graduated from the State Center High School in 1916. On March 12, 1920, in La Moille, he was married to Erma Newton; she preceded him in death in May, 1979.

He had been engaged in farming since 1920 in the Melbourne area, and also had been in the grain and feed business in Melbourne for several years.

Mr. Buck was active in many community affairs, including the Masonic Lodge, Farm Bureau, State Center Community Club, Kiwanis, Marshalltown Senior Citizens, State Center Rose Society, and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

He served as a member of the Iowa House of Representatives in the 53rd, 54th, 55th, and 56th General Assemblies (1949-1956) representing Marshall County.

Senator Buck served as a member of the Iowa Senate in the 57th and 58th General Assemblies (1957-1960) and the 59th and 60th General Assemblies (1961-1964), from the 28th Senatorial district.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Seventy-first General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Howard C. Buck, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and that the Senate, by this resolution, expresses its appreciation of his service to this community, state and nation and tenders its sympathy and kindest regards to members of his family.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be entered into the Journal of the Senate and that the Secretary of the Senate be instructed to forward an enrolled copy to his son, Wayne Buck and daughters Wilma (Mrs. Gene) Baker, Dorothy (Mrs. Ted) Campbell, and Marilyn (Mrs. Clifford) Nobriga.