Representative Wilmott C. Hendrix View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 1/19/1982
Birth Place: Muscatine County, IA
Birth County: Muscatine
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 52 (1947) - 57 (1957)
Home County: Muscatine
Wilmott C. Hendrix
Muscatine County


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

Wilmot C. Hendrix was born September 11, 1889 in Muscatine County, Iowa, the son of William and Charlotte Willits Hendrix. He was united in marriage to Ruth Willits at Joy, Illinois in 1925, who preceded him in death. He was married to Jeanette Riddell in 1963.

Mr. Hendrix retired from farming in 1959. He was a member of the Letts United Methodist Church, Letts Triangle Masonic Lodge #245, Kaaba Shrine in Davenport, and the Davenport Consistory.

Representative Hendrix, a Republican, served in the Fifty-second, Fifty-second Extra, Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, and Fifty-seventh General Assemblies representing Muscatine County.

Wilmot C. Hendrix died on January 19, 1982 in Mesa Lutheran Hospital, Mesa, Arizona. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette of Mesa, Arizona, one step-daughter, Doris Barham of Prescott Valley, Arizona and two step-grandchildren.

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 Wilmot C. Hendrix, 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.