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Lester Menke

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Preceded by  Rollin Edelen
Succeeded by  Thomas Miller
Name  Lester Menke
Political party  Republican
Party  Republican Party of Iowa
Children  5

Lester Menke
Born  December 16, 1918 (age 96) O'Brien County, Iowa (1918-12-16)
Alma mater  Morningside College University of Iowa College of Law
Education  University of Iowa College of Law, Morningside College

Profession  Farmer/Insurance Agent

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Lester D. Menke (December 16, 1918 – March 5, 2016) was a state Representative from the Iowa's 5th and 7th Districts. He served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1973 to 1985, serving as Speaker pro Tempore from 1981 to 1985. After he served in the Iowa House, Menke served as a liaison between Governor Terry Branstad and the legislature for two years. Menke has a B.A. from Morningside College, where he later served as a member of the board of directors, and attended The University of Iowa College of Law for one year. He worked as a farm owner and for an insurance agency. He served on various school boards and served as president of the Iowa Association of School Boards and State Board of Public Instruction and as director of the National Association of State Boards of Education, as well as serving on the Iowa Educational Radio and Television Facilities Board. Menke received Morningside College's Distinguished Alumni award in 1975.

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