Senator Florence D. Buhr View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 5/12/2018
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 74 (1991) - 75 (1993)
House: 70 (1983) - 73 (1989)
Home County: Polk
Florence D. Buhr
Polk County
Birth: April 7, 1933, Mills County. Parents: Earnest G. and May Brott Wederquist. Education: Graduated from Malvern High School, 1950; B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1954. Spouse: Glenn E. Buhr. Children: 2 daughters: Barbara and Lori; 1 son, David. Activities: Former teacher, Des Moines Public Schools. Former legislative secretary. Member: Cottage Grove Avenue Presbyterian Church, Iowa Women's Political Caucus, NAACP, League of Women Voters. Served 4 terms in Iowa House, 1982- 1990. Assistant House Majority Leader, 71st, 72nd, and 73rd General Assemblies. Term: First.