Representative Amos C. Peterson View All Years
AMOS C. PETERSON
Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Amos C. Peterson begs leave to submit the following Memorial:
Amos C. Peterson was born on June 27, 1892, near Nashua, Iowa. On April 18, 1917 he married Rilla Butler, to which union one son was born.
A farmer, Mr. Peterson raised and bred registered Holstein cattle and purebred Duroc hogs. He was a member of the Methodist Church; the Iowa Farm Bureau; the Nashua School Board; township trustee; director of Farm Bureau; secretary of Nashua Co-op Creamery; director of Nashua Equity and Lumber Co.; and director of the Big 4 Fair Association.
A Republican, Mr. Peterson represented Chickasaw County during the Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth General Assemblies.
Amos C. Peterson died March 7,1987. He is survived by his wife, Rilla Peterson, of Waterloo; his son, Roger, of Allison; two sisters, Lyla (Mrs. Russel) Chambers, of Charles City, and Vina (Mrs. Robert) Chambers, of Modesto, California; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Seventy-second General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Amos C. Peterson, 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.
PAUL W. JOHNSON