Representative Richard V. Running View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Birth Place: New Rockford, ND
Birth Country: USA
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 73 (1989) - 74 (1991)
House: 69 (1981)
70 (1983)
71 (1985)
72 (1987)
75 (1993) - 76 (1995)
Home County: Linn
Richard V. Running
Linn County
Born January 22, 1946, in New Rockford, N.D., son of Vernon E. and Lucille (Allmaras) Running. Graduated from Cashton High School, Cashton, Wisconsin, 1964. B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1973. Served in U.S. Navy, 1966-1968. Vietnam Veteran. Married Joan A. Meighan of Cedar Rapids in 1968. Children: Elizabeth, Stefanie, Kirsten and Chad. Employed as a Quality Control Technologist for Farmstead Foods Corporation. Member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Iowa Farm-Labor Coalition, H&RE & BIU Local 497, Eagles, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and League of Women Voters. Chair of Human Resources Committee - 70th General Assembly, Assistant Majority Leader - 71st General Assembly. Third Term.