Senator Al Sturgeon View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 72 (1987) - 75 (1993)
House: 69 (1981) - 71 (1985)
Home County: Woodbury
Al Sturgeon
Woodbury County
Birth: February 14, 1956, Sioux City. Parents: Harold A. and Opal Sturgeon. Education: Graduated from Sioux City East High School and Morningside College (summa cum laude); J.D., University of Iowa, 1989. Spouse: Elizabeth. Children: 2 daughters: Amanda and Alison; 2 sons: Jason and Jake. Activities: Member: Baker and Confectionery Workers Union, NAACP, and Rustin Avenue United Methodist Church. Past chair: House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee (1983-1984) and House Human Resources Committee (1985-1986). Former chair, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Rights. Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee. Served 3 terms in Iowa House. Term: Second.