Representative Dewey Emmitt Goode View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 3/26/1972
Birth Place: Bloomfield, IA
Birth County: Davis
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 49 (1941) - 50 (1943)
House: 45 (1933) - 48 (1939)
53 (1949) - 57 (1957)
59 (1961) - 60 (1963)
63 (1969) - 64 (1971)
Home County: Davis
Dewey Emmitt Goode
Davis County


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

Dewey E. Goode was born in Bloomfield, Iowa on June 2, 1898, the son of L. E. and Rosa Goode. Educated in public schools of Bloomfield.

Mr. Goode married Ione McIntire in 1917.

The first two years after his marriage he resided on a farm in Davis County, and then moved back to Bloomfield to help his father in the produce and fur business. Upon the death of his father in 1933 he continued as a member of the firm until 1959.

Mr. Goode, a Republican, served in the House of Representatives in the Forty-fifth, Forty-fifth Extra, Forty-sixth, Forty-sixth Extra, Forty-seventh session and was speaker pro tempore of the Forty-eighth General Assembly. He was also a member of the Senate in the Forty-ninth, Fiftieth and Fiftieth Extra sessions of the General Assembly. He was re-elected to the House of Representatives and served in the Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, Sixtieth Extra, Sixty-third and Sixty-fourth sessions of the General Assembly.

Mr. Goode was a member of the Izaak Walton League.

Mr. Goode passed away on March 26, 1972, and is survived by his wife Ione.

Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Sixty-fifth General Assembly of Iowa: That in the passing of the Honorable Dewey E. Goode, 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 the 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.