Representative Henry H. Stevens View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/17/1987
Birth Place: Rippey, IA
Birth County: Greene
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 51 (1945) - 57 (1957)
Home County: Greene
Henry H. Stevens
Greene County


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

Henry H. Stevens was born May 4, 1893 on a farm near Rippey, Iowa. On November 25, 1921 he married Abbie Waldo and they had one son and two daughters.

Before entering the Army during World War I, he became a barber and worked in Des Moines. Following his discharge from the Army, he worked for the Marsh Construction Company. Mr. Stevens farmed in Greene County until his retirement in 1953 when he moved to Jefferson. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church; Floyd Brown Post No. 11; member of the former Jefferson Barracks No. 1838 of World War I; former president of Iowa Corn Grower’s Association; former member of the school board; director of Scranton Co-op Grain Elevator; farm bureau member and treasurer of Farmers Mutual Insurance Association.

A Republican, Mr. Stevens represented Greene County during the Fifty-first, Fifty-second, Fifty-second Extra, Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth and Fifty-seventh General Assemblies.

Henry H. Stevens died December 17, 1987. He is survived by his son, Richard Stevens of Citrus Heights, California; and his daughters, Mildred Bucklin of Jefferson, Iowa and Alice Johnson of Cresco, Iowa; eleven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Seventy-third General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Henry H. Stevens, 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.