Rich Arnold

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Richard D. Arnold
Richard D. Arnold - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 72nd district
91st (1995-2003)
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 9, 1995
Personal details
Born (1945-02-09) February 9, 1945 (age 69)
Russell, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Cheryl
Residence Russell, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
Occupation State Representative
Website www3.legis.state.ia.us/ga/member.do?id=91

Richard D. "Rich" Arnold (born February 9, 1945) is an Iowa State Representative from the 72nd District. He was first elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1994.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Arnold was raised in Russell, Iowa. He obtained his degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University.[2]

Career[edit]

Politics[edit]

Arnold has served on several committees in the Iowa House - the Local Government committee; the Natural Resources committee; and the Transportation committee. His prior political experience includes serving on the Lucas County Board of Supervisors from 1987-1994 and also on the Russell City Council.[2]

Arnold was re-elected in 2006 with 6,117 votes (60%), defeating Democratic opponent Buzz Malone.[3]

Farming[edit]

He is also a farmer and co-owner of Arnold Farm and Trucking.[2]

Organizations[edit]

He is an active member of the following organizations:

Family[edit]

Arnold is married to his wife Cheryl and together they have five children and eight grandchildren.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rich Arnold - Biography". Iowa House of Representatives. Retrieved 14 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Arnold announces reelection bid". Journal Express. 19 January 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.sos.state.ia.us/pdfs/GenOffResults.pdf

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
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91st District
1995 – 2003
Succeeded by
David Heaton
Preceded by
Janet Petersen
72nd District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent