Senator Daryl Beall View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 80 (2003) - 85 (2013)
Home County: Webster
Daryl Beall
Webster County


Serving second term in Senate.


Former teacher and journalist. Taught political science courses at Urbandale High School, created the government intern program, and earned the Teacher’s Medal from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.


Earned A.A. from Iowa Central Community College, B.A. from Buena Vista University, and M.P.A. from Drake University.

Military Service

Military liaison for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve assigned to the 133rd Air National Guard Squadron.

Memberships and Activities

Designated a Fellow at the Taft Institute of Government at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Elected justice of the peace in Dallas County. Served two terms on the Fort Dodge School Board. Ran for Secretary of State at the age of 25 and holds the record for being the youngest statewide candidate in Iowa. Editor and publisher of weekly and daily newspapers in Iowa, Colorado, and South Dakota. Member of Kiwanis, Izaak Walton League, and Trinity United Methodist Church.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1946 in Fort Dodge. Resides in Fort Dodge.

Family Members

Wife JoAnn; three children and nine grandchildren.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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