Representative Emil S. Pavich View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 5/6/2005
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 66 (1975) - 74 (1991)
Home County: Pottawattamie
Emil S. Pavich
Pottawattamie County


Mr. Speaker: Your committee, appointed to prepare a suitable resolution commemorating the life, character, and public service of the late Honorable Emil S. Pavich begs to submit the following Memorial:

Emil S. Pavich was born July 30, 1931 in Council Bluffs, the son of Guy and Josephine (Pavelich) Pavich. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was later a machine operator for the Kellogg Cereal Company in Omaha, retiring in 1991.

Mr. Pavich served two terms on the Council Bluffs City Council, was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, American Legion Post No. 2, Grain Millers Local 50, Croatjan Cultural Club, Southside Neighborhood Organization, American Political Items Collectors, Pottawattamie and state historical societies, and was the Pottawattamie County Democratic chair from 1966 to 1974.

A Democrat, Mr. Pavich was a member of the Sixty-sixth, Sixty-seventh, Sixty-seventh Extra, Sixty-eighth, Sixty-ninth, Sixty-ninth Extra, Sixty-ninth Second Extra, Seventieth, Seventy-first, Seventy-second, Seventy-second Extra, Seventy-second Second Extra, Seventy-third, Seventy-fourth, Seventy-fourth Extra, and Seventy-fourth Second Extra General Assemblies.

Emil S. Pavich died May 6, 2005, at the age of 73.

Now Therefore, Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Eighty-first General Assembly of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable Emil S. Pavich, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House by this Resolution would express its appreciation of his service.

Be It Further Resolved, That a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that the Chief Clerk be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.