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R. Arno Peet


Posted By: Sharyl Ferrall (email)
Date: 3/23/2008 at 23:35:47

R. Arno Peet, Bagley. Representative from Guthrie county, was born March 1, 1901, in Edgewood, Clayton county, Iowa. He attended the public schools at Edgewood, graduating in 1919; attended Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1919-22; and the State University of Iowa 1922-23, receiving a B.A. degree there in journalism. In 1924, he married Hazel Helbig of Cedar Rapids. He was high school principal and athletic coach at Churdan, Iowa, 1923-25, and superintendent of schools, Bagley, Iowa, 1925-32. For the past two years he has owned and published the 'Bagley Gazette'. He is a member of the Masonic order; chairman of the credentials committee of the grand chapter, O.E.S.; member of Sigma Phi Epsilon national fraternity; member of Pi Kappa Delta, national honorary forensic fraternity; and a life member of the National Education Association. Serving first term in the legislature. A republican.

~source: Iowa Official Register
Thirty-Fifth Number
pg 100

~transcriber is not related & has no further information on this person


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