Senator Michael W. Connolly View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Birth Place: Dubuque, Iowa
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 73 (1989) - 82 (2007)
House: 68 (1979) - 72 (1987)
Home County: Dubuque
Michael W. Connolly
Dubuque County


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


Retired school administrator and former teacher.


Graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Farley. Received B.A. and M.A. from Loras College.

Military Service

Served six years in the U.S. Army Reserve.

Memberships and Activities

Former campaign chair and executive board member of the Dubuque United Way and served 15 years on board of the Greater Dubuque Development Corporation.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1945 in Dubuque. Resides in Dubuque.

Family Members

Wife Martha; one son and one daughter.