Representative Fred E. Wier View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 1/12/1971
Birth Place: Letts, Iowa
Birth County: Louisa
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 58 (1959) - 60 (1963)
Home County: Louisa
Fred E. Wier
Louisa County


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

Fred E. Wier was born on a farm at Letts, Louisa County, Iowa, January 3, 1892, son of Henry M. and Rose Wier. He was educated in the public schools of Louisa County. On June 22, 1922, at Muscatine, Iowa, he was united in marriage to Anna Beik, and to this union was born a daughter.

Mr. Wier served in World War I, and was a member of American Legion, Rotary, and Farm Bureau. He was a life resident of the Grandview community and was active in Grandview Community Church, serving as Sunday school superintendent for 27 years. His many activities include serving on the Grandview Consolidated school board, chairman of Louisa County Farm Bureau, member of Grandview Cooperative Telephone Company, County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee. Aside from being a retired farmer, he was director of the Columbus Junction Bank and a salesman for the Pioneer Seed Corn Company.

Mr. Wier, a Democrat, served as State Representative from Louisa County in the Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth General Assemblies.

Mr. Wier passed away January 12, 1971, at Muscatine General Hospital, Muscatine, Iowa. Services were held at Grandview Community Church, with burial at Grandview Cemetery, Grandview, Iowa. Surviving are his wife, Anna; one daughter, Mrs. H. Richard Bieri, Letts, Iowa; two brothers, George of Muscatine and James of Waterloo, and two grandchildren.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Sixty-fourth General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Fred E. Wier, 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.