Senator Maggie Tinsman View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 73 (1989) - 81 (2005)
Home County: Scott
Maggie Tinsman
Scott County


Serving fifth term in Senate.




Received B.A. from the University of Colorado and M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Former member of the Scott County Board of Supervisors. Member of the board of directors for the American Lung Association of Illinois Iowa, FINE Foundation, and I-JAG. Member of Iowa Empowerment Board, Pleasant Valley School District Strategic Planning Team, Davenport Rotary, American Association of University Women, Junior League of the Quad Cities, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Assertive Community Treatment Covering Kids and Families, and Iowa Tobacco Prevention and Control Commission. Served as commissioner for Iowa Department of Elder Affairs, 1983-1989. Candidate for U.S. Senate, 1996.

Birth and Residence

Born in Moline, IL. Resides in Bettendorf.

Family Members

Husband Hovey; two sons, one daughter, and seven grandchildren.