Senator Dick L. Dearden View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 11/2/2019
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 76 (1995) - 86 (2015)
Home County: Polk
Dick L. Dearden
Polk County
Retired job developer for the 5th Judicial District. Born, raised, and resides in Des Moines. Graduated from East High School. Chair, Polk County Democratic Party, 1978-80 and IAFSCME retiree. Member of AMVETS, Izaak Walton League, Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, and National Wild Turkey Federation. Iowa National Guard member 1956-62. Wife Sharon; two sons, one daughter, and five grandchildren. Serving second term in Senate.