Representative William H. Harbor View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 57 (1957) - 58 (1959)
House: 56 (1955)
62 (1967)
63 (1969)
64 (1971)
67 (1977)
68 (1979)
69 (1981)
70 (1983)
71 (1985)
72 (1987)
73 (1989) - 74 (1991)
Home County: Mills
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William H. Harbor
Mills County
Born in Henderson on October 28, 1920, son of Ora L. and Pearl Harbor. Graduated from high school in 1938. B.A., University of Iowa, 1943. Owner-operator of grain elevator. World War II, Naval lieutenant, three years. Henderson city councilman, 1950-54 and 1964-66, Henderson city mayor, 1977-80. State senator, 1957-61. State Representative, 1955-57, 1967-73, 1977-present. Iowa House speaker, 1969-73 and 1980. Iowa House speaker pro-tempore, 1979. Iowa House chief clerk, 1973-74. State Heart Fund chairman, 1976-77. Chairman of board, Iowa affiliate of American Heart Association. Member: Mended Heart Association, Masons, Elks, Henderson Fire Department, and United Methodist Church. Eleventh term.
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