Representative Ward Handorf View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 70 (1983) - 71 (1985)
Home County: Marshall
Ward Handorf
Marshall County
Born in Marshalltown, February 5, 1914, son of Rondo and Blanche Hines Handorf. Graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1931. Married Margaret Thirlby, 1939. Have two sons, two daughters and nine grandchildren. Operate general grain and livestock farm with two sons. Active in the Gladbrook Chapel United Methodist Church. Past Sunday school teacher and member of the official church board. Member of the Gideons International. Past president and voting delegate of the Marshall County Farm Bureau and a member of the State Policy Study Committee in 1972. Member of the local ASCS Committee and served on the state three-member ASCS Committee. Active member of the Marshalltown Area Chamber of Commerce. Served as chairman of the Marshall County Board of Supervisors for three years. Second term.