Senator Joe Brown View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 68 (1979) - 71 (1985)
Home County: Poweshiek
Joe Brown
Poweshiek County
Born in Clinton on April 23, 1951, son of Lewis W. and Elizabeth J. Brown. Attended St. Mary's grade school. Graduated from Clinton High School in 1969. A.A., Mount St. Clare College, 1971. B.A., William Penn College, 1973. M.A. in public affairs, University of Iowa, 1982. Who's Who in American Junior Colleges, 1971. Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, 1973. Government and economics teacher at Montezuma High School, 1975-78. Delegate to the White House Conference on Libraries, 1979. Commissioner of the Education Commission of the States. 1984 - President of Iowans for Better Libraries, 1983 - Public Sector Analyst for Sperry Computer Corporation. Married Ginger Van Hoever; children, Holly, Jeb, and Bristen. Second term.