Representative Ralph C. Watts View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 80 (2003) - 87 (2017)
Home County: Dallas
Ralph C. Watts
Dallas County


Serving eighth term in House.


Retired electric and gas utility executive, small business owner.


B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Wyoming. M.B.A. studies at Drake University and Creighton University.

Memberships and Activities

Member, past or present, of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, LDS Family Services Advisory Board, Iowa Sportsman’s Federation, Iowa Farm Bureau, advisory board for Families Supporting Adoption, Dallas County Taxpayers Association, and ISU Engineering College Industrial Advisory Council. Past member of Kiwanis and Lions. Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1944 in Lovell, Wyoming. Resides near Adel.

Family Members

Wife, Sandy; two sons, two daughters, and nine grandchildren.