Senator John Putney View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 80 (2003) - 82 (2007)
Home County: Tama
Family Members Who Served in the Iowa Legislature: Father: Lawrence Putney; GAs 51 - 59
John Putney
Tama County
Executive director of the Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation and a farmer. Raised and resides on a farm near Gladbrook. Received B.S. in agriculture from Iowa State University. Past president of Tama County Fair Board, Iowa Beef Breeds Council, and Iowa Foundation for Agriculture Advancement. Past chairman of Tama County "Friends of Extension" and past beef superintendent at the Iowa State Fair. Special assistant for Senator Charles Grassley, 1989-1992. Member of the Farm Bureau, Iowa Cattlemen's Association, American Legion, Olivet Lodge, EI Kahir Shrine Club, Des Moines Rotary, and Gladbrook Methodist Church. Served as an officer in Iowa National Guard. Wife Emily; three children and three grandchildren. Serving first term in Senate.
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