Representative Wade Hampton McReynolds View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/3/1965
Birth Place: Bancroft, NE
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 51 (1945)
56 (1955)
Home County: Wapello
Wade Hampton McReynolds
Wapello County


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

Wade H. McReynolds, son of W. S. and Fanna Scott McReynolds was born on October 26, 1890. His first twenty-one years were spent on farms in Wapello and Keokuk counties. In Ottumwa he served in various offices of Local No. 199, A. F. L., including secretary-treasurer. He married Wilma Hite of Henry county and they had two children; one daughter, Mrs. John C. Heiss, and one son, Hurvey S. McReynolds. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and of Plymouth Congregational church. He was an auditor of the Iowa State Federation of Labor. A Democrat, he served in the Fifty-first and Fifty-sixth General Assemblies as Representative of Wapello County. He passed away Dec. 3, 1965.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE SIXTY-SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF IOWA: That in the passing of the Honorable Wade H. McReynolds the state has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House by this resolution would express the 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.