Representative Darwin Vincent Mayberry View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 10/2/2000
Birth Place: Atlantic, Iowa
Birth County: Cass
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 61 (1965) - 64 (1971)
Home County: Webster
Darwin Vincent Mayberry
Webster County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable D. Vincent Mayberry begs to submit the following Memorial:

D. Vincent Mayberry was born on February 17, 1916, in Atlantic, Iowa. He was the son of John and Blanch Mayberry. He married Betty on August 10, 1939 in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

A democrat, Mr. Mayberry served four terms in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1965-1972. In addition, he served in the Navy, worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, was a newspaper publisher, and owned The Chicken Shop in Fort Dodge.

Mr. Mayberry died on October 2, 2000 at Trinity Regional Hospital in Fort Dodge. Survivors include his wife, Betty; two daughters, Merilla Ann Will of Fort Dodge, and Gwendolyn Francisco of Seattle, Washington; three brothers, Elwood of Pocahontas, Daryl of Pineville, Louisiana, and C. Boyd of Kirksville, Missouri; two sisters, LaVonne Beeks of Kansas City, Missouri and Shirley Marsh of Holstein; and four grandchildren.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved By The House Of Representatives Of The Seventy-ninth General Assembly Of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable D. Vincent Mayberry, 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.