Representative Floyd P. Edgington View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/28/1991
Birth Place: Grinnell, Iowa
Birth County: Poweshiek
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 55 (1953) - 63 (1969)
Home County: Franklin
Floyd P. Edgington
Franklin County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Floyd P. Edgington, Sr., begs leave to submit the following Memorial:

Floyd P. Edgington, Sr. was born February 4, 1899 in Grinnell. On March 3, 1920 he married Mildred Best and they had one son and one daughter.

A farmer, Mr. Edgington served in various capacities during his lifetime, including: Farmer Security Administration; Franklin County A.S.C. Board; Franklin County Fair Board (19 years as president); Sheffield School Board; Franklin County Zoning and Variance Board; C.R.O.P. County Chairperson; Sheffield Care Center Board; was a member of the Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge and I.O.O.F. Lodge.

A Republican, Mr. Edgington represented Franklin County during the Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, Sixtieth Extra, Sixty-first, Sixty-second and Sixty-third General Assemblies.

Floyd P. Edgington, Sr. died December 28, 1991. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred. He is survived by his son, Floyd of Sheffield; his daughter, Mrs. Margaret Mateer of Sheffield; one sister, Mrs. Fae Heuberger of Sheffield; four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Seventy-fourth General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Floyd P. Edgington, Sr., 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.