Arthur Neu

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Arthur A. Neu
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Lieutenant Governor of Iowa
In office
January 1973 – January 12, 1979
Governor Robert D. Ray
Preceded by Roger Jepsen
Succeeded by Terry E. Branstad
Member of the Iowa Senate
In office
Personal details
Born (1933-02-09)February 9, 1933
Carroll, Iowa
Died January 2, 2015(2015-01-02) (aged 81)
Des Moines, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Mary Naomi Bedwell
Children 3
Profession Lawyer

Arthur Alan Neu (February 9, 1933 – January 2, 2015) was an American Republican politician and lawyer who served as the Lieutenant Governor of Iowa from 1973 to 1979.

Life and career[edit]

Born in Carroll, Iowa, Neu received his bachelors and law degrees from Northwestern University. He was admitted to the Iowa bar and practiced law in Carroll.

Neu was mayor of Carroll, Iowa. He served in the Iowa State Senate, from 1967 to 1973, and as Lieutenant Governor of Iowa under Robert D. Ray.[1][2] He was succeeded in 1979 by future Governor of Iowa Terry Branstad. He died of pneumonia at a hospital in Des Moines, Iowa at the age of 81 on January 2, 2015.[3][4][5]


Political offices
Preceded by
Roger Jepsen
Lieutenant Governor of Iowa
Succeeded by
Terry E. Branstad