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 69)
Dysart, Iowa
Political party Democrat
Spouse(s) Jan
Children 3 sons
Residence Waverly, Iowa
Alma mater University of Iowa
Profession Financial Planner
Website Heckroth's website

William Michael "Bill" Heckroth (born September 2, 1949) is an American politician. He is a former Iowa State Senator from the 9th District, who as a Democrat served in the Iowa Senate from 2007 to 2011. He owns and is a financial consultant for Financial Architects.

Early life[edit]

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


While serving in the Iowa Senate, Heckroth served on 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]


  1. ^ "Iowa Official Athletic Site - Baseball". 2013-01-20. Retrieved 2017-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Iowa Official Athletic Site - Baseball". 20 January 2013. Archived from the original on 20 January 2013. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 
  3. ^ "Wayback Machine" (PDF). 15 July 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 July 2007. Retrieved 13 August 2017. 

External links[edit]

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