Bill Heckroth

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Bill Heckroth
William M. Heckroth - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 9th district
In office
January 8, 2007 – January 8, 2011
Preceded by Bob Brunkhorst
Succeeded by Bill Dix
Personal details
Born (1949-09-02) September 2, 1949 (age 67)
Dysart, Iowa
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Jan
Children 3 sons
Residence Waverly, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
Profession Financial Planner
Religion Roman Catholic
Website Heckroth's website

William M. "Bill" Heckroth (born September 2, 1949) is a former Iowa State Senator from the 9th District. A Democrat, he served in the Iowa Senate from 2007 to 2011. He is the owner and a financial consultant for Financial Architects.

Bill is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where he earned a B.S. in Financial Management and started out as a walk-on to the Iowa Hawkeyes baseball team. He later earned 1st Team "All-Big Ten" honors as a pitcher his senior year [1][permanent dead link] while leading the Hawkeyes to the Big Ten Championship and a berth in the NCAA Division I College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. [2]

Heckroth previously served on several committees in the Iowa Senate - the Economic Growth committee; the Education committee; the Transportation committee; the Commerce Affairs committee, where he was vice chair; and the Rebuild Iowa committee, where he was vice chair. He also served as vice-chair of the Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee.

Heckroth was elected in 2006 with 11,902 votes (52%). [3]

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Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Bob Brunkhorst
9th District
2007 – present
Succeeded by
Bill Dix