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Representative Leonard L. Boswell (IA)

Current Office: U.S. Representative
Current District: 3
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/02/2004
Next Election: 2006
Party: Democrat

Agriculture [House]
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence [House]
Transportation & Infrastructure [House]

Background Information Additional Information

Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Dody
3 Children.
Birth date: 01/10/1934
Birthplace: Harrison County, MO
Home City: Des Moines, IA
Religion: Community of Christ

BA, Business Administration, Graceland College, 1969
Attended, Army Aviation Helicopter Flight School
Attended, Army Fixed Wing Flight School
Attended, Army Command and General Staff College
Attended, Artillery Officers Candidate School.

Professional Experience:
Farmer, Self-Employed, 1976-present
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, Vietnam/Germany/Portugal, 1956-1976.

Political Experience:
Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1996-present
Iowa Democratic Central Committee
President, Iowa State Senate, 1992-1996
Senator, Iowa State Senate, 1984-1996
Lieutenant Governor Nominee, State of Iowa, 1994.

Cattlemen's Association
Chair, Farmers' Cooperative
Board of Trustees, Graceland College
Board Member, Iowa Department of Economic Development.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:
Co-Chair, Congressional Caucus to Fight and Control Methamphetamine
Blue Dog Coalition
House Vice Chair, Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Founder/Co-Chair, Mississippi River Caucus
Select Committee on Intelligence
Steering Committee.

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Washington DC Address
1427 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC  20515
Phone: 202-225-3806
Fax: 202-225-5608

District Address - Des Moines
300 East Locust, Suite 320
Des Moines, IA  50309
Phone: 515-282-1909
TollFree: 888-432-1984
Fax: 515-282-1785


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