Senator Derryl J. McLaren View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Birth Place: Shenandoah, IA
Birth County: Fremont
Birth Country: USA
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 74 (1991) - 79 (2001)
Home County: Fremont
Derryl J. McLaren
Fremont County
Birth: March 22, 1949, Shenandoah. Parents: J.F. and Vivian McLaren. Education: Graduated Farragut Community High School, 1967. Received B.S. with distinction in Ag Business, Iowa State University, 1971. Attended graduate school, Iowa State University in economics. Spouse: Carma Herrig, 1973. Children: 2 sons: Jay C. and Jared M. Activities: Farmer. Member: Phi Eta Sigma, Alpha Zeta, Phi Kappa Phi, and Gamma Sigma Delta, First United Methodist Church, Alpha Gamma Rho, Iowa Corn Growers, Iowa Soybean Association, and Iowa Farm Bureau. Past chair: Iowa Corn Promotion Board 1985-1987, NCGA 1985 Farm Bill Committee, Farm Credit Task Force, and Asian Market Committee, U.S. Feed Grains Council Japan Trade Barrier Task Force and Fremont County Republicans (1988-1990). Past national director: U.S. Feed Grains Council, National Corn Growers, and National Corn Development Foundation. Des Moines Register Up & Comer, 1986. Presidential appointee to the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation. Recipient of Iowa State University's Floyd Andre Award, 1992. Term: First.
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