Senator William W. Dieleman View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 70 (1983) - 75 (1993)
House: 66 (1975)
67 (1977)
68 (1979) - 69 (1981)
Home County: Marion
William W. Dieleman
Marion County
Born in Oskaloosa, on January 19, 1931, son of Jozena and the late Garret J. Dieleman. Education: Pella Christian High School, 1949; B.A., Calvin College, 1959; M.A., political science, University of Iowa, 1966. American government and history teacher, 1959-74. Married Emily J. Langstraat, 1951; 3 children. Member: Calvary Christian Reformed Church. Veteran; Iowa National Guard, 1951-53; Korean War, 1953-55; Army Reserves, six years. Owner and publisher of Diamond Trail News, Sully, Iowa. Pella city councilman, five years. Life insurance underwriter, Bankers Life, Nebraska. Member: Iowa and National Association of Life Insurance Underwriters; Iowa Press Association and National Newspaper Association. Marion County Farm Bureau. Served four terms in Iowa House of Representatives; first term in Senate.