Senator Charles W. Larson View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 80 (2003) - 81 (2005)
House: 75 (1993) - 79 (2001)
Home County: Linn
Charles W. Larson
Linn County


Served five terms in House. Serving first term in Senate.


General Counsel for the ESCO Group.


Graduated from Newton High School. Received B.A. in economics, Phi Beta Kappa, from the University of Iowa, and J.D. with distinction from the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Major in the U.S. Army Reserve. Deployed to Iraq in 2004 with the U.S. Army; awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in the combat zone.

Memberships and Activities

Member of First Lutheran Church, Iowa State Bar Association, Reserve Officers Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and Salvation Army Advisory Board. Former Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa.

Birth and Residence

Born in Des Moines and raised in Newton. Resides in Cedar Rapids.

Family Members

Wife Jennifer.

Senate District 19
81st GA (2005)
Legislation Sponsored
81st GA (2005)