Representative Raymond Cornick View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/24/1967
Birth Place: Henry County, IA
Birth County: Henry
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 53 (1949) - 56 (1955)
Home County: Henry
Raymond Cornick
Henry County


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

Raymond. Cornick was born in Henry County, February 19, 1889, the oldest son of Albert and India B. Cornick. He was educated in the county schools and at Iowa Wesleyan College.

On November 10, 1910, he was married to Ruth Campbell and to this union was born a daughter, Thelma Edell.

Mr. Cornick was a member of the Methodist Church. He also was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Royal Arch Mason, a Past Patron of O.E.S., a member of Odd Fellows, Farm Bureau, Farmers Co-op Elevator Company, Co-op Oil Company and the Chamber of Commerce. For a number of years Mr. Cornick was director and president of the independent school district and a township trustee. He was a farm owner and manager and engaged in general farming and livestock feeding.

Mr. Cornick, a Republican, served in the Iowa House of Representatives in the Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth sessions of the General Assembly as the Representative of Henry County. He died September 24, 1967.

Surviving Mr. Cornick are his widow, Ruth of New London, and his daughter, Mrs. Thelma Metcalf of Mount Pleasant and three grandchildren.

Therefore, Be It Resolved By the House of Representatives of the Sixty-third General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Raymond Cornick 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 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.