Senator Lorin B. Sayre View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 6/23/1957
Birth Place: Marne, IA
Birth County: Cass
Birth Country: USA
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 55 (1953) - 56 (1955)
Home County: Madison
Lorin B. Sayre
Madison County


MR. PRESIDENT: Your committee, appointed to prepare suitable resolutions commemorating the life, character and public service of the late Lorin B. Sayre, begs leave to submit the following:

Lorin B. Sayre was born at Marne, Cass County, Iowa October 16, 1882, son of Dr. Samuel N. and Lura Sayre. He passed away at Winterset on June 23, 1957.

He moved to St. Charles in 1883, spending his entire life, except for eleven years, in Madison County.

Mr. Sayre was graduated from St. Charles High School, received a degree from Des Moines University and did graduate work at the State University. He was a teacher and superintendent at St. Charles, Macksburg, Van Meter, Otho and Goldfield. From 1936 to 1948 he was superintendent of schools for Madison County. Senator Sayre spent thirty-three years in educational work and ten years in the general merchandise business.

He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Mabel Buchanan. His survivors are one daughter Fae, Mrs. Eldon Parker, and two grandsons, Lynn and Lyle.

Mr. Sayre was a member of the Methodist church and served as secretary of the Winterset Rotary Club for five years.

He served in the Senate during the Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth General Assemblies of Iowa.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Senate of the Fifty-eighth General Assembly: That in the passing of Lorin B. Sayre the state of Iowa has lost a valuable and honorable citizen and by this resolution tenders its sincere sympathy to the surviving members of the family.

Be It Further Resolved: That a copy of this resolution be spread on the Journal of the Senate, and that the Secretary of the Senate be directed to forward an enrolled copy to each member of the family of the deceased.





The resolution was unanimously adopted.