Representative John A. Baumhover View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 2/23/1979
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 56 (1955) - 59 (1961)
Home County: Carroll
Family Members Who Served in the Iowa Legislature: Brother: Anthony H. Baumhover; GAs 46, 47
John A. Baumhover
Carroll County
Carroll Carroll County Democrat. Born on a farm near Carroll in 1895, lived in the same vicinity all his life except the time spent in the armed forces in World War I. Married and has a family of eight children; owns the farm he lives on near Carroll. Active in community affairs and the farm program from its beginning; served on the county Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation committee for seven years and was chairman, which post he resigned to become candidate for State Representative. Member of the American Legion, Knights of Columbus, Elks, past president of the Carroll County Farm Bureau, and secretary of the Mt. Carmel Mutual Insurance Association since 1931. Now serving fourth term.