Senator Paul McKinley View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Birth Place: Russell, Iowa
Birth County: Lucas
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 79 (2001) - 84 (2011)
Home County: Lucas
Paul McKinley
Lucas County


Serving second term in Senate.


Retired manufacturing executive.


Graduated from Russell High School. Received B.A. from the University of Iowa.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the board of directors of Great Western Bank. Member of Chariton First United Methodist Church, Lucas County Farm Bureau, Lucas County Historical Society, and Lucas County Arts Council. Former member of Southern Prairie AEA. Former member of Rathbun Lake Association, area agency on aging, Iowa Job Training Council, CIRAS, Rathbun Area Health Services Board, Wayne County Hospital Board of Trustees, and NFIB.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1947 in Russell. Resides in Chariton.

Family Members

Wife Trish; one son, one daughter, and one grandson.