Representative John D. Currie View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 1/31/1970
Birth Place: Odebolt, Iowa
Birth County: Sac
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 56 (1955) - 58 (1959)
Home County: Sac
John D. Currie
Sac County


MR. SPEAKER: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable John D. Currie, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

John D. Currie was born at Odebolt, Iowa, September 22, 1883, the son of Malcolm and Mary McGregor Currie. He graduated from the Schaller High School and attended Morningside College. He was married to Lois Fischer in San Benito, Texas, December 7, 1921. Three children were born to them, Lucy Kay, Mary L. and John F.

He owned and operated a garage and car agency at Sac City and farmed many years during which time he served as township assessor sixteen years and county supervisor over thirty years resigning to become State Representative from Sac County in 1955.

He was an elder in the Presbyterian Church, director of State Bank of Schaller over forty years, director of Sac County Mutual Insurance Company, Mason, Consistory, Shrine, and Farm Bureau.

Mr. Currie was active in Republican politics for many years. He was a member of the House of Representatives in the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth General Assemblies, serving from Sac County. He passed away on January 31, 1970, at Schaller, Iowa.

Mr. Currie is survived by his daughters, Lucy Kay; Mrs. Ivan Wilharm; Mary L, Mrs. Ivan Horning, and his son, John F. Currie.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Sixty-third General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable John D. Currie, 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 services and tender its sympathy to the members of his family.

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.





Text above from 63 GA (1970) House Journal Memorial Resolution
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