IOWA HISTORY PROJECT
VICTOR FELTER, Indianola. - Representative from Warren county, was born in Tama county, Iowa, in 1877. He received his high school education at Washta, Cherokee county, where his father was a farmer and nurseryman twenty-five years. He purchased his first farm near Cherokee. In 1915 Mr. Felter was in charge of the Iowa agricultural exhibit at the San Francisco Panama-Pacific International Exposition during the entire judging period when Iowa won the grand prize on the famous "Horn of Plenty." He judged the county exhibits at the Iowa state fair for ten consecutive years. He became county agent at Oakland, Iowa, in 1918 and continued in this position for eight consecutive years. He moved to his WArren county farm in 1926, where he has a large commercial orchard. Was chosen president of the county farm bureau. Married and has three sons and two daughters, all at home. Elected to the legislature in 1930 and re-elected in 1932. A republican.