61 Notable alumni of
University of Northern Iowa

The University of Northern Iowa is 1173rd in the world, 430th in North America, and 404th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 61 notable alumni from the University of Northern Iowa sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Chuck Grassley

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    Chuck Grassley
    Born in
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    Years
    1933-.. (age 88)
    Enrolled in the University of Northern Iowa
    In 1955 graduated with undergraduate degree
    In 1956 graduated with postgraduate degree
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherfarmerlegislator
    Biography

    Charles Ernest Grassley is an American politician serving as the president pro tempore emeritus of the United States Senate, and the senior United States senator from Iowa. He is in his seventh term in the Senate, having first been elected in 1980.

  2. Mark Steines

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    Mark Steines
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    American football playerbroadcast journalist
    Biography

    Mark Anthony Steines is an American broadcast journalist and actor who was host of the syndicated gossip and entertainment round-up program Entertainment Tonight from 2004 to 2012, joining the program on August 24, 1995. He left the show on July 27, 2012. From 2012 to 2018, he co-hosted Hallmark Channel's Home and Family.

  3. Phyllis Somerville

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    Phyllis Somerville
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-2020 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    stage actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Phyllis Jeanne Somerville was an American stage, film, and television actress. She is best known for her roles in Little Children (2006), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), Surviving Family (2012), The Big C (2010–2013), and Outsiders (2016–2017).

  4. Greg McDermott

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    Greg McDermott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Greg McDermott is an American basketball coach who is the head coach of the Creighton University Bluejays men's basketball team. Previously, McDermott served as the head coach at Wayne State College, North Dakota State, Northern Iowa, and Iowa State. He is the father of NBA player Doug McDermott.

  5. Chris Pirillo

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    Chris Pirillo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    writerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Christopher Joseph Pirillo is the founder and CEO of LockerGnome, Inc., a network of blogs, web forums, mailing lists, and online communities. He spent two years hosting the TechTV television program Call for Help, where he also hosted the first annual Call-for-Help-a-Thon. He now hosts videos on several Internet sites, including CNN, YouTube, Ustream, CBC.ca and his own website.

  6. Krista Voda

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    Krista Voda
    Born in
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    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    journalistengineer
    Biography

    Krista Voda is an American sportscaster who covers auto racing. Voda was a pit reporter for Fox NASCAR and was the host of The Setup, the pre-race show for coverage of the Camping World Truck Series, as well as Trackside on Fox Sports 1 (formerly Speed Channel). She also was a fill-in sideline reporter for the Fox NFL.

  7. David Jacoby

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    David Jacoby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    David Jacoby is the Iowa State Representative from the 74th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003, when he was elected in a special election following the resignation of Dick Myers.

  8. Mike Furrey

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    Mike Furrey
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Michael Thomas Furrey is a former American football wide receiver and safety and current wide receivers coach for the Chicago Bears. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2000. He played college football at Northern Iowa and Ohio State University.

  9. Bill Stewart

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    Bill Stewart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    jazz musician
    Biography

    William Harris Stewart is an American jazz drummer. He has performed with Maceo Parker, John Scofield, Joe Lovano, Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny, Lonnie Smith, Nicholas Payton, Bill Carrothers, Steve Wilson, Seamus Blake, Larry Goldings and Peter Bernstein, and Jim Hall.

  10. Joseph Otting

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    Joseph Otting
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Joseph M. Otting is an American businessman and government official. He served as the 31st Comptroller of the Currency from November 27, 2017 to May 29, 2020.

  11. Ali Farokhmanesh

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    Ali Farokhmanesh
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    basketball playerbasketball coach
    Biography

    Ali Fredrick Farokhmanesh is an American former professional basketball player and current Colorado State Rams men's basketball assistant coach. Farokhmanesh gained nationwide fame in the 2010 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament as a member of the Northern Iowa Panthers men's basketball team, when he hit a crucial 3-point shot that helped UNI upset top overall seed Kansas in the second round. His heroics, which came two days after hitting the game-winning three-point shot against UNLV in the first round of the tournament, led to an appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated.

  12. Will Wilkinson

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    Will Wilkinson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Will Wilkinson is an American writer. He was born in Independence, Missouri, and grew up in Marshalltown, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 1995, received an M.A. in philosophy from Northern Illinois University in 1998, and worked toward a Ph.D. at the University of Maryland. In 2015, Wilkinson completed his MFA studies at the University of Houston. In 2009 Wilkinson gained Canadian citizenship via his father, a Canadian expatriate in America, whose Canadian citizenship was reinstated following a change in Canadian emigration law.

  13. Gil Gutknecht

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    Gil Gutknecht
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Northern Iowa
    In 1973 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gilbert William Gutknecht Jr. is an American politician. Gutknecht was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives first elected in 1994 to represent Minnesota's 1st congressional district, one of eight congressional districts in Minnesota. Gutknecht lost his 2006 reelection bid to DFL candidate Tim Walz, and his term ended in January 2007.

  14. Benny Sapp

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    Benny Sapp
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    Benjamin Lee Sapp, II is a former American football cornerback. He was signed by the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He played college football at Northern Iowa.

  15. Roger Jepsen

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    Roger Jepsen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    Roger William Jepsen was an American politician from the state of Iowa. A Republican, he served in the United States Senate and as Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

  16. Nancy Jo Powell

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    Nancy Jo Powell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Nancy Jo Powell was the United States Ambassador to India from April 2012 to May 2014.

  17. Seth Tuttle

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    Seth Tuttle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Enrolled in the University of Northern Iowa
    Studied in 2011-2015
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Seth Tuttle is an American basketball player. He had an All-American college career the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). Tuttle was considered one of the top college players in the country, and was a midseason finalist for the Naismith College Player of the Year award.

  18. Mona Van Duyn

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    Mona Van Duyn
    Born in
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    Years
    1921-2004 (aged 83)
    Enrolled in the University of Northern Iowa
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    poeteditorwriter
    Biography

    Mona Jane Van Duyn was an American poet. She was appointed United States Poet Laureate in 1992.

  19. Michael Hogan

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    Michael Hogan
    Born in
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    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    historianuniversity president
    Biography

    Michael J. Hogan is an American historian who served as president of the University of Connecticut (2007–2010) and president of the University of Illinois System (2010–2012). He subsequently became a distinguished professor of history at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

  20. Ruth Watkins

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    Ruth Watkins
    Occupations
    speech and language therapist
    Biography

    Ruth V. Watkins is an American scholar of child language and speech pathology. She was the 16th president of the University of Utah. She stepped down from the role on April 7, 2021, to enter the private sector.

  21. Linda Upmeyer

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    Linda Upmeyer
    Born in
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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda L. Upmeyer is an American politician who served in the Iowa House of Representatives from the 54th district from 2003 to 2021 and as the Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives from 2016 to 2020. She was the first female Speaker in Iowa's history. She received her BSN from the University of Iowa and her MSN from Drake University. On August 19, 2015, Upmeyer was elected by the members of the Iowa House of Representatives Republican majority to serve as the Speaker of the House. Upmeyer's father Del Stromer served as Speaker from 1981–82.

  22. Joy Corning

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    Joy Corning
    Born in
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    Years
    1932-2017 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joy Corning was an American politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Iowa. A Republican, she was a native of Cedar Falls, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

  23. David Glawe

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    David Glawe
    Born in
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Biography

    David J. Glawe was the Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence from January 2017 to May 2020 and is currently the President and CEO of the National Insurance Crime Bureau.

  24. Tom Pettit

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    Tom Pettit
    Born in
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    Years
    1931-1995 (aged 64)
    Enrolled in the University of Northern Iowa
    In 1953 graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    William Thomas Pettit was an American journalist, who was a television news correspondent for NBC from the 1960s through 1995. During most of that period, he filed reports for NBC Nightly News (as well as the preceding Huntley-Brinkley Report) and served numerous times on the panel of Meet the Press. He served as one of NBC's floor reporters at the political conventions in 1972, 1976, and 1980.

  25. Eddie Watt

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    Eddie Watt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    baseball player
    Biography

    Eddie Dean Watt is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a right-handed relief pitcher from 1966 through 1975, most notably as a member of the Baltimore Orioles dynasty that won three consecutive American League pennants from 1969 to 1971 and, won the World Series in 1970. He also played for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Chicago Cubs. In 2000, Watt was inducted into the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame.

  26. David R. Nagle

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    David R. Nagle
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    David Ray "Dave" Nagle is an American politician and lawyer from Iowa. He was a Representative in the United States House of Representatives, representing Iowa's 3rd congressional district from 1987 to 1993. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

  27. Janet Petersen

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    Janet Petersen
    Born in
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    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Janet Petersen is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Iowa Senate representing the 18th District since January 2013. She currently serves as the Senate Minority Leader and has previously represented the 64th district in the Iowa House of Representatives between 2001 and 2013. She received her BA from the University of Northern Iowa and her MA from Drake University.

  28. Adam Koch

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    Adam Koch
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    basketball playerdentistry
    Biography

    Adam Koch is a former American professional basketball player. He was an All-American player as a collegian at University of Northern Iowa and led the Panthers to a memorable upset of top-seeded Kansas in the 2010 NCAA Tournament.

  29. Bill Hager

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    Bill Hager
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bill Hager is a Republican politician from Florida. He served four terms in the Florida House of Representatives, representing parts of coastal Palm Beach County from 2010 to 2018.

  30. Chris Hagenow

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    Chris Hagenow
    Born in
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    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Chris Hagenow is an American lawyer and Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives.

  31. Jeff Danielson

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    Jeff Danielson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jeff Danielson is a former Democratic Iowa State Senator. Having served the 30th Senate District between 2013 and 2019, he had also previously served the 10th Senate District up until redistricting, between 2005 and 2013.

  32. Anesa Kajtazovic

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    Anesa Kajtazovic
    Born in
    Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anesa Kajtazovic is a Bosnian-American politician who was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 61st District from 2011 to 2015. Kajtazovic was an unsuccessful candidate for Iowa's 1st congressional district in an open seat primary in June 2014.

  33. Mark Costello

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    Mark Costello
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mark Costello is the Iowa State Senator from the 12th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa Senate since being elected in 2014. He had also previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2013–2014.

  34. Curt Hanson

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    Curt Hanson
    Born in
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    Years
    1943-2017 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Curtis Dean "Curt" Hanson was an American politician. He was born and raised on a Kossuth County, Iowa farm near Swea City. He was also a resident of Fairfield for fifty-two years. Hanson received his B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.A. from the University of Iowa. He was a driver education teacher at Fairfield High School for forty-three years, where he received the Fairfield Jaycee Outstanding Young Education Award and was named Fairfield Teacher of the Year Award. Hanson also was president of the Iowa Association of Safety Education and a member of the National Education Society.

  35. Rick Bertrand

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    Rick Bertrand
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rick Bertrand was the Iowa State Senator from the 7th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa Senate between 2010 and 2019.

  36. Walt Rogers

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    Walt Rogers
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Walt Rogers was the Iowa State Representative from the 60th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2011.

  37. Burton E. Sweet

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    Burton E. Sweet
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1867-1957 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Burton Erwin Sweet was a four-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 3rd congressional district, then a wide but short chain of counties in north-central and northeastern Iowa, in the shape of a monkey wrench.

  38. Todd Taylor

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    Todd Taylor
    Born in
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    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Todd Taylor is the Iowa State Senator from the 35th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2019. Previously between 1995 and 2019 he had served in the Iowa House of Representatives from the 70th District. He received his BA from Graceland College and his BS from the University of Northern Iowa.

  39. Tony Bisignano

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    Tony Bisignano
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tony Bisignano is an American politician and state senator from the state of Iowa.

  40. Fred C. Gilchrist

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    Fred C. Gilchrist
    Born in
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    Years
    1868-1950 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerteacher
    Biography

    Fred Cramer Gilchrist was a seven-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa, from 1931 to 1945.

  41. Jean Ray Laury

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    Jean Ray Laury
    Born in
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    Years
    1928-2011 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    quiltertextile artist
    Biography

    Jean Ray Laury was an American academically trained artist and designer. She was one of the first fine artists to move to quilting as a medium of choice in the late 1950s. Her quilts followed neither traditional method nor pattern; they were bold, modern, colorful collages, often laced with humor and satire. Penning over twenty books and teaching over 2,000 workshops, Laury helped women see the creative possibilities in everyday objects and awake their sense of inspiration. Laury has been called a "foremother of a quilt revival", and "one of the pioneers" of non-traditional quilts.

  42. Donald Avenson

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    Donald Avenson
    Born in
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    Years
    1944-2017 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Donald D. Avenson was an American politician in the state of Iowa.

  43. Deborah Berry

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    Deborah Berry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Deborah L. Berry was the Iowa State Representative from the 62nd District from 2012 to 2017. From 2003 to 2012 she represented the 22nd district, most of which is part of the current 62nd district.

  44. Chuck Hazama

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    Chuck Hazama
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1932-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Charles K. "Chuck" Hazama is a Native Hawaiian and a former mayor of Rochester, Minnesota. He served as Mayor of Rochester for eight two-year terms, from 1979 to 1995. Before he was Mayor, he served as the executive director of the Rochester YMCA. Hazama worked to promote Rochester, and his efforts were recognized when Money Magazine named Rochester the number one place to live in 1993. He also worked to create a citywide system for flood control following Rochester's flood of 1978. In 1995, Chuck Hazama didn't seek re-election and was succeeded by Chuck Canfield.

  45. Marti Anderson

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    Marti Anderson
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marti Anderson is the Iowa State Representative from the 36th District. A Democrat, she has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2013. Anderson was born, raised, and resides in Des Moines, Iowa. She has a B.A. in Social Work from the University of Northern Iowa and a M.S.W. from the University of Iowa.

  46. Polly Granzow

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    Polly Granzow
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Polly Granzow is a former Iowa State Representative from the 44th District. She served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2003 to 2009. She received her BA from the University of Iowa and her MA from the University of Northern Iowa.

  47. Harvey Hess

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    Harvey Hess
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2012 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Harvey Hess was an American poet, librettist, educator, arts critic and theologian. His life and work are associated primarily with the states of Iowa and Hawaii.

  48. Larry McKibben

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    Larry McKibben
    Born in
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    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Larry E. McKibben was the Iowa State Senator from the 22nd District. He had served in the Iowa Senate since 1997 and was an assistant minority leader until he retired in 2008. He received his B.A. (1970) from the University of Northern Iowa and his J.D. (1972) from the University of Iowa College of Law. He was admitted to the Iowa bar in 1973. McKibben served on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Commerce committee; the State Government committee; the Veterans Affairs committee; the Judiciary committee, where he was ranking member; and the Ways and Means committee, where he was ranking member. He also served on the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee. McKibben was a candidate for the United States House of Representatives, District 3, in 1998. McKibben was re-elected in 2004 with 14,185 votes (51%), defeating Democratic opponent Wayne Sawtelle. He did not rerun in the 2008 Iowa Senate elections.

  49. Cindy Winckler

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    Cindy Winckler
    Born in
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    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Cindy Winckler is the Iowa State Representative from the 86th District. She has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2001. She received her MA from the University of Northern Iowa.

  50. William Dotzler

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    William Dotzler
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William Anthony "Bill" Dotzler Jr. is the Iowa State Senator from the 31st District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2003 and is currently an assistant majority leader.

  51. Paul Bell

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    Paul Bell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-2010 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Paul A. Bell was the Iowa State Representative from the 57th and 41st Districts. He served in the Iowa House of Representatives from the 57th District (1993 - 2003) and the 41st District from 2003 and until his death in June 2010. He received his BA from the University of Northern Iowa.

  52. Christian William Ramseyer

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    Christian William Ramseyer
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    1875-1943 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Christian William Ramseyer was a nine-term Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 6th congressional district.

  53. Brian Schoenjahn

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    Brian Schoenjahn
    Born in
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    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brian H. Schoenjahn is an Iowa State Senator from the 12th District. A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa Senate since 2005. He received his B.A. in Social Science and his M.A. in Political Science from the University of Northern Iowa.

  54. Brian Best

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    Brian Best
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Brian Best is an American businessman and politician currently serving in the Iowa House of Representatives from the 12th District. A Republican, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2015.

  55. Craig Johnson

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    Craig Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Craig Paul Johnson is an American politician who was elected as a Republican member of the Iowa State Senate's 32nd district in 2016. He defeated Democratic incumbent Brian Schoenjahn. He previously ran for election to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2014 for the 64th district. Johnson, born and raised in Independence, Iowa, is a financial planner and former sales and engineer manager.

  56. Andrew Wenthe

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    Andrew Wenthe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrew Wenthe was the Iowa State Representative from the 18th District. He served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 2007 to 2013. He received his BA from the University of Northern Iowa.

  57. Gene Ficken

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    Gene Ficken
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
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    Gene Ficken is a Democratic politician, representing the 23rd District in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2008.

  58. Jodi Tymeson

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    Jodi Tymeson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jodi Tymeson is a former Iowa State Representative from the 77th and 73rd Districts. She served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 77th District until it was redrawn in 2003 and representing the 73rd District until 2011. She received her BA from the University of Northern Iowa and her MPA from Drake University.

  59. Marcella Frevert

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    Marcella Frevert
    Years
    1937-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marcella R. Frevert was the Iowa State Representative from the 7th District. She served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1996 through 2011. She received her AA from Emmetsburg Junior College, her BS from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and her MA from the University of Northern Iowa.

  60. Michael J. O'Brien

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    Michael J. O'Brien
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Michael J. O'Brien is an American politician in the state of Iowa.

  61. Vanessa McNeal

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    Vanessa McNeal
    Born in
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    Years
    1993-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    documentary filmmakeroratorsocial activist
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    Vanessa McNeal-Atadoga is an American social activist, public speaker, and documentary filmmaker. She directed the documentary that features stories of five male survivors of sexual violence titled The Voiceless, and We Are Survivors, a documentary that examines the experiences of eight victims of sexual abuse.