Representative Peter Cownie View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 83 (2009) - 87 (2017)
Home County: Polk
Peter Cownie
Polk County


Serving first term in House.


President of Junior Achievement of Central Iowa.


Attended West Des Moines Dowling High School. Received B.A. in American government at the University of Virginia and master’s in public administration with emphasis in public policy at Drake University.

Memberships and Activities

Serves on the West Des Moines Community Enrichment Foundation, Greater Dallas County Development Alliance, West Des Moines Human Services Board, and Iowa Bull Moose Club. A member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in West Des Moines.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1980 in Des Moines. Raised in Des Moines and resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Wife Mary.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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