Senator Charles Hughes Bruner View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 70 (1983) - 73 (1989)
House: 68 (1979) - 69 (1981)
Home County: Story
Charles Hughes Bruner
Story County
Born in Ames on April 26, 1948, son of Charlotte and David Bruner. Graduated from Ames High School, 1966 (Merit Scholar). B.A., Macalester College, 1970. M.A., 1972, and Ph.D., 1978, in political science, Stanford University. National Institute of Mental Health fellow, 1972-73. Administration on Aging dissertation grant, 1977. Director of legislative affairs for the Human Resources Association of Iowa, 1976-77. Visiting professor, Iowa State University political science faculty, 1979. Member: Story County chapter of Iowa Women's Political Caucus, Iowa Freedom Foundation advisory board, Iowa Civil Liberties Union, citizens advisory board of the Community Action Research Group. Chair, IPERS Advisory Investment Board. Two terms in Iowa House. First term in Senate.