Representative Wayne W. Ballhagen View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 11/4/1991
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 55 (1953) - 57 (1957)
Home County: Butler
Wayne W. Ballhagen
Butler County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Wayne W. Ballhagen begs leave to submit the following Memorial:

Wayne W. Ballhagen was born December 2, 1913. On August 6, 1939 he married Dorothy Rogers and they had three sons and two daughters.

Mr. Ballhagen owned and operated a general merchandise store in New Hartford as well as a farm; was a member of the Farm Bureau and sold real estate.

A Republican, Mr. Ballhagen represented Butler County during the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh General Assemblies.

Wayne W. Ballhagen died November 4, 1991. He is survived by his widow, Dorothy, of New Hartford; three sons, Jerry and Gordon of New Hartford; Duane of West Frankfort, Illinois; two daughters, Marlys Anderson of Waterloo and Beverly Luck of New Hartford; two brothers, Elmer of New Hartford and Lloyd of Tylertown, Mississippi; one sister, Beulah DeVries of Mountain Home, Arkansas; and ten grandchildren.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Seventy-fourth General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Wayne W. Ballhagen, 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.