Representative Elaine Baxter View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 3/6/2021
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 69 (1981)
70 (1983) - 71 (1985)
Home County: Des Moines
Elaine Baxter
Des Moines County
Born January 16, 1933. Graduated Central High School, Washington, D.C., 1950. B.A., University of Illinois, 1954. Teaching certificate, Iowa Wesleyan, 1970. M.S., University of Iowa, 1978. Married Harry Baxter - 1954. Three children: Katherine, Harry and John. High school history teacher, 1971-72. Burlington City Council member, 1973-75; board member, League of Iowa Municipalities; senior liaison officer, Office of Legislation and Congressional Relations, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, D.C., 1979-81. Burlington Steamboat Days, chairperson; nominating panel, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit. Board member, Women's Equity Action League, Burlington Area Arts Council, Advisory Board of Foundation for Iowa, Children's and Family Services, Third term.
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