Pieces of Iowa’s Past, March 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: The Sudden Death of an Iowa Athlete and a Midwest Natural Disaster Marred the 75th Iowa General Assembly BACKGROUND: 75TH IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY The first year of the Seventy-fifth Iowa General Assembly convened January 11, 1993, and adjourned May 2, 1993—a 112-day session. The second year of the Seventy-fifth Iowa General Assembly convened January 10, 1994, and adjourned April 20, 1994—a 101-day session. The Senate had 27 Democratic members and 23 Republican members. The House of Representatives had 49 Democratic members and 51 Republican members. The President of the Senate was Leonard Boswell and the Speaker of the House of Representatives was Harold Van Maanen. Terry Branstad was the governor having been inaugurated for his first term on January 14, 1983, at the age of 36. The Federal census of 1990 showed Iowa’s population at 2,776,755.

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: 15419
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 02 Dec 2013 19:46
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2013 19:46
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/15419