Representative Doris Ann Peick View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 7/4/2012
Birth Place: Jones County, Iowa
Birth County: Jones
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 70 (1983) - 71 (1985)
Home County: Linn
Doris Ann Peick
Linn County


Doris Ann (Mother) Peick was born on September 22, 1933, in Jones County, Iowa. She attended Martelle Consolidated School, graduated in 1951 from McKinley High School in Cedar Rapids. She attended several colleges including Kirkwood Community College, University of Iowa and the University of Wisconsin. In 1962, she met and married Richard L. Peick of Strawberry Point. They raised two children together.

She worked at Rockwell-Collins for 38 years before retiring. She served as a member of many community wide groups: IBEW Local 1362, HERE Local 497, second district farm-labor coalition, Iowa State Historical Society, Linn County Democratic Central Committee, Hawkeye Labor Council Auxiliary, Women of the Moose, Fraternal Order of the Eagle’s Auxiliary, and Marion Democratic Club. She was a delegate and arrangements committee member of the 1980 Democratic National Convention.

Doris was a Democrat from Linn County. She was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in the fall of 1982, serving two terms in the House. She served as a member on the Local Government, Human Resources, Labor and Industrial Relations committees and also the Regulatory and Licensing Appropriations Subcommittee. Doris was instrumental in teaching current Representatives the art of campaigning including ways to door knock effectively.

Doris Peick passed away on July 4, 2012 at the age of 78.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE EIGHTY-FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF IOWA, That in the passing of the Honorable Doris Peick, 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 her 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.