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Iowa Official Registers

1927 -1928

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Congressmen from Iowa



William F. Kopp, Mt. Pleasant, first district, republican; born June 20, 1869, near Dodgeville, Ia.; graduate Iowa Wesleyan, 1892; law, S.U.I. 1894; married December 4, 1894, Clara Bird. Congressman since 1921. Lawyer.

F. Dickinson Letts, Davenport, second district, republican; born April 26, 1875, in Washington county, Ia.; graduate Parsons, 1897; law, S.U.I., 1899; married July 20, 1916, Josephine Nell Haney. Congressman since 1925. Lawyer.

Thomas J.B. Robinson, Hampton, third district, republican; born Lafayette county, Wis., August 12, 1868; family moved to Hampton 1870; educated public schools; married Belle Clinton; five children. Congressman since 1923. Banker, farmer.

Gilbert N. Haugen, Northwood, fourth district, republican; born Rock county, Wis., April 21, 1859. Prior to election to congress engaged in various enterprises, principally real estate and banking. Congressman since 1899.

Cyrenus Cole, Cedar Rapids, fifth district, republican; born Marion county, Ia.; graduate Central University, Pella. Editor Cedar Rapids Republican 1898 to 1921. Congressman since 1921.

C.W. Ramseyer, Bloomfield, sixth district, republican; born near Collinsville, O., March 13, 1875; graduate Southern Iowa Normal, Iowa State Teachers College, law, S.U.I.; married Ruby Phillips, June 2, 1915; two children. Congressman since 1915. Lawyer.

Cassius C. Dowell, Des Moines, seventh district, republican; born Warren county; graduate Drake University, liberal arts and law. State representative two terms, senator two terms, Polk county. Congressman since 1915. Lawyer.

Lloyd Thurston, Osceola, eighth district, republican; born Clarke county March 27, 1880; graduate law, S.U.I., 1902; married; served Spanish-American World War; state senator two terms. Congressman since 1925. Lawyer.

William Raymond Green, Council Bluffs, ninth district, republican; born Colchester, Conn., November 7, 1856; graduate Oberlin college, Ohio, 1879; admitted to bar 1882; moved to Audubon 1886, later to Council Bluffs; district judge 16 years. Congressman since 1911. Lawyer.

L.J. Dickinson, Algona, tenth district, republican; born Lucas county, Ia., October 29, 1873; graduate Cornell college, Mt. Vernon, Ia., 1898; law, S.U.I., 1899; married Myrtle Call August 21, 1901; two children. Congressman since 1919. Lawyer.

William Dayton Boies, Sheldon, eleventh district, republican; born January 3, 1857, Boone county, Ill.; graduate law, S.U.I., 1880; married 1881; two sons; former district judge. Congressman since 1919. Lawyer.       


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