Senator Richard P. Vande Hoef View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 12/20/2020
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 69 (1981) - 74 (1991)
House: 75 (1993)
76 (1995) - 77 (1997)
Home County: Osceola
Richard P. Vande Hoef
Osceola County
Born May 15, 1925, in Boyden, Iowa, son of Paul and Maggie Vande Hoef. Attended area schools. Married Harriet Van Der Maten, 1946. Children: Dennis, Judith, Duane and Brian. Served two years in the Army during World War II. Farmer. President of Brand H.R.s Farms Ltd., and 1979 recipient of the Osceola County Farm Bureau Service to Agriculture Award. Member and elder of Ocheyedan Christian Reformed Church. Member: American Legion, Osceola County Farm Bureau, Osceola County Cattleman's Association and Osceola County Pork Producers. Osceola County Republican Chairman for six years. Board member of Handicap Village; Sheldon, Iowa. Second term.