Senator Patrick J. Deluhery View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 68 (1979) - 79 (2001)
Home County: Scott
Patrick J. Deluhery
Scott County
Born in Birmingham, Ala., on January 31, 1942, son of Lucille (Donovan) and the late Frank B. Deluhery. Attended Davenport schools. Graduated in 1960 from Assumption High School, Davenport. Graduated in 1964, B.A. (with honors) from the University of Notre Dame. Graduated in 1967, B.Sc. (Econ.) (with honors) from the London School of Economics. Married Margaret Morris in 1973. Daughters: Allison, Norah and Rose. Catholic. Legislative assistant to U.S. Sens. Harold Hughes and John Culver, 1969-75. College teacher since 1975 in the Department of Economics and Business Administration, St. Ambrose College, Davenport. Elected faculty chairperson in 1977. Assistant minority leader 69th General Assembly; assistant majority leader 70th General Assembly. Elected to the Iowa Senate 1978; second term.