Representative Roger Thomas View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 77 (1997) - 78 (1999)
80 (2003) - 85 (2013)
Home County: Clayton
Roger Thomas
Clayton County


Serving fourth term in House.


Farmer, paramedic, and workforce business advisor with Iowa Workforce Development.


Graduated from Valley Community High School. Received B.S. in public administration from Upper Iowa University.

Military Service

Served in the U.S. Air Force.

Memberships and Activities

Served as trustee for Northeast Iowa Community College, Foundation board member NICC, Central Ambulance Service, President of the Northeast Iowa Emergency Medical Council, Clayton County Farm Bureau board member, 4-H leader, Extension Council member, fire fighter, and Wadena fire chief. Member of the advisory board for the National Ag Safety Center and Farm Bureau.

Birth and Residence

Born in Oelwein and raised in communities of Volga, Strawberry Point, Elkader, and Wadena. Resides in Elkader.

Family Members

Wife Rosemary; two sons, one daughter, and four grandchildren.