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 fourth term in House.


Executive Director, Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation.


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, West Des Moines Human Services Board (past), Dowling Catholic High School Foundation Board, Grand View University Board of Trustees, and First Tee of Greater Des Moines Board of Directors. 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; two sons.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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