Wayne Ford

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Wayne W. Ford
Wayne W. Ford - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 65th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
1997
Preceded by Carmine Boal
Personal details
Born Washington, D.C.
Political party Democrat
Residence Des Moines, Iowa
Alma mater Drake University
Website Ford's website

Wayne W. Ford is the Iowa State Representative from the 65th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 1997.

Early life and education[edit]

Ford was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up living in Washington's inner city. He graduated from Ballou High school. After high school, he received a football scholarship to play at Rochester Junior College in Minnesota. In 1974, he obtained his Bachelor's degree in Education from Drake University where he played on a football scholarship.[1]

Career[edit]

Ford currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Appropriations committee; the Economic Growth committee; the Human Resources committee; and the Government Oversight committee, where he is vice chair.

Ford was re-elected in 2006 with 5,405 votes, running unopposed. [1] Ford also owns and operates his own consulting firm, Wayne Ford & Associates.[1]


Organizations[edit]

  • Founder of Brown & Black Presidential Forum- 1984
  • Founder of Urban Dreams- 1985[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "FROM THE HOOD TO THE HILL: AN URBAN DREAM". Wayne Ford & Associates. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
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71st District
1997 – 2003
Succeeded by
Jim Van Engelenhoven
Preceded by
Carmine Boal
65th District
2003 – present
Succeeded by
Incumbent