John Putney

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John Putney
John Putney - Official Portrait - 82nd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 20 district
In office
January 13, 2003 – January 12, 2009
Preceded by Tom Fiegen
Succeeded by Tim Kapucian
Personal details
Born (1944-03-06) March 6, 1944 (age 73)
Gladbrook, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Emily
Children 3 children
Residence Gladbrook, Iowa
Alma mater Iowa State University
University of Nebraska
Occupation Exececutive Director - Iowa State Fair Blue Ribbon Foundation
Website Putney's website

John Putney (born March 6, 1944) was the Iowa State Senator from the 20th District and minority whip. A Republican, he served in the Iowa Senate from 2003 until his 2009 retirement. He attended the University of Nebraska and received his Bachelors in Farm Operations from Iowa State University.

Putney served on several committees in the Iowa Senate during his last term - the Agriculture committee; the Appropriations committee; the Commerce committee; the Ethics committee; the Transportation committee; and the Ways and Means committee. He was the ranking member of the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee.

Putney was re-elected in 2004 with 21,784 votes in an uncontested election. [1] He did not be seek re-election to the Senate in 2008. [2]

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Iowa Senate
Preceded by
Thomas Fiegen
20th District
2003 – 2009
Succeeded by
Tim Kapucian