Columbus Junction Louisa County Republican Born in Centerville, Iowa, January 22, 1916. Graduated from Centerville high school and Junior college. Attended Iowa State college. Married Dorothy Beach August 27, 1941. Has two children, Billy and Susan. Owns and operates Dillon stone company near Columbus Junction. Served as mayor of Columbus Junction and chairman Louisa county Republican central committee, chairman Louisa county Red Cross. Member of Methodist church, Masons, Shrine, and Elks. Serving first term.