Pieces of Iowa’s Past, February 6, 2013

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Pieces of Iowa’s Past, published by the Iowa State Capitol Tour Guides weekly during the legislative session, features historical facts about Iowa, the Capitol, and the early workings of state government. All historical publications are reproduced here with the actual spelling, punctuation, and grammar retained. THIS WEEK: Women’s and Children’s Building BACKGROUND: 35TH IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY The Thirty-fifth General Assembly convened January 13 and adjourned April 19, 1913—a 97-day session. Edward Cunningham was Speaker of the House and William Harding was the Lieutenant Governor presiding over the Senate. The Senate had 18 Democratic members and 32 Republican members. The House of Representatives had 66 Republican members and 42 Democratic members. There were a total of 158 members in the General Assembly. Governor Beryl Carroll finished his term in January 1913 and Governor George Clarke was sworn in on January 16, 1913. He was 60 years old. The 1910 federal census showed Iowa’s population at 2,224,771.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: State Capital, Tour Guide Staff, Tours, History of Iowa, State Government
Subjects: History and culture
History and culture > History of Iowa
State government
ID Code: 15415
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 02 Dec 2013 19:25
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2013 19:25
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/15415