Representative Max W. Kreager View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/23/1983
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 59 (1961) - 60 (1963)
Home County: Jasper
Max W. Kreager
Jasper County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Max W. Kreager, begs leave to submit the following memorial:

Max W. Kreager was born July 1, 1916. He was married on August 26, 1946 to Marjorie Scheerer, to which union were born two daughters.

Max Kreager attended rural schools in Jasper County and was a graduate of Newton High School. After farming, he worked with Jasper County Triple A Office, the Newton National Bank, the Poweshiek-Jasper Farm Service (Manager), then became owner-operator of the Central Iowa Insulation Company.

Mr. Kreager’s activities included serving as President of the Newton Kiwanis Club; President of the Newton Chamber of Commerce; Chairman of the Republican Central Committee; a member of the 4-H Club Committee; an active Farm Bureau member; and an active member in the Methodist Church, a four-time delegate to the General Conference.

A Republican, Mr. Kreager represented Jasper County in the Fifty-ninth General Assembly.

Max W. Kreager died on September 23, 1983. He is survived by his widow, Marjorie, of Newton; daughters, Mary Ellen Hollwell of Des Moines and Marcia Schroeder of Davenport; his mother, Mrs. William Kreager, of Newton; and a brother, Merle, of Newton.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the Home of Representatives of the Seventieth General Assembly, That in the passing of the Honorable Max W. Kreager, 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.