Senator Henry W. Washburn View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 8/8/1983
Birth Place: Hastings, IA
Birth County: Mills
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 55 (1953) - 56 (1955)
House: 53 (1949) - 54 (1951)
Home County: Mills
Henry W. Washburn
Mills County
Hastings Republican 8th Senatorial District Mills and Montgomery Counties. Born June 18, 1899. Son of Albert B. and Mary V. Washburn. Attended country school through the eighth grade. Attended Tabor academy and college. Member of the Congregational church. Married Alice T. Wilkins, February 14, 1920. Has two children, Albert T. and Mary Alice, now Mrs. Dale E. Matthews. Member of the rural school board 25 years. Member of the county board of education 22 years. Township chairman of War Bond drive. Red Cross and war activities. Served in the House of Representatives in 53rd and 54th General Assemblies. Elected to the Senate in 1952.