Senator Wally E. Horn View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 70 (1983) - 87 (2017)
House: 65 (1973) - 69 (1981)
Home County: Linn
Wally E. Horn
Linn County


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


Retired education facilitator for the Cedar Rapids Schools.


Received B.A. and M.A. from Truman State University, graduate work at Texas A&M and the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served in the U.S. Army.

Memberships and Activities

Former member of National Conference of State Legislatures Executive Committee. Member of Council of State Governments, Midwest Legislators Executive Committee, and Board of Directors, Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee. Former member of Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, and board member of Cedar Rapids Kids League Baseball. Member of VFW and Elks.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1933 in Bloomfield. Resides in Cedar Rapids.

Family Members

Wife Phyllis Peterson; one son, one daughter, and six grandchildren.