List of lieutenant governors of Iowa

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This is a list of lieutenant governors of the U.S. state of Iowa.

History[edit]

Prior to 1990, the governor and lieutenant governor were elected in separate elections; since then they have run together on the same ticket.[citation needed]

List[edit]

Image Lt. Governor Took office Left office Party Governor(s) served under
Oran Faville, First Lieutenant-Governor - History of Iowa.jpg Oran Faville 1858 1860 Republican Ralph P. Lowe
Nicholas Johann Rusch.jpg Nicholas J. Rusch 1860 1862 Samuel J. Kirkwood
No image.svg John R. Needham 1862 1864
Enoch W. Eastman - History of Iowa.jpg Enoch W. Eastman 1864 1866 William M. Stone
Benjamin F. Gue - History of Iowa.jpg Benjamin F. Gue 1866 1868
Colonel John Scott - History of Iowa.jpg John Scott 1868 1870 Samuel Merrill
Madison Miner Walden.jpg Madison Miner Walden 1870 1871
No image.svg Henry C. Bulis 1871 1874
Cyrus C. Carpenter
No image.svg Joseph Dysart 1874 1876
Governor Newbold with signature.jpg Joshua G. Newbold 1876 1877 Samuel Kirkwood
No image.svg Frank T. Campbell 1878 1882 John H. Gear
No image.svg Orlando H. Manning 1882 1886 Buren R. Sherman
John A. T. Hull - History of Iowa.jpg John A. T. Hull 1886 1890 William Larrabee
No image.svg Alfred N. Poyneer 1890 1892 Horace Boies
Samuel Bestow.jpg Samuel L. Bestow 1892 1894 Democratic
Warren S. Dungan - History of Iowa.jpg Warren S. Dungan 1894 1896 Republican Frank D. Jackson
No image.svg Matt Parrott 1896 1898 Francis M. Drake
James C. Milliman.jpg James C. Milliman 1898 1902 Leslie M. Shaw
No image.svg John Herriott 1902 1907 Albert B. Cummins
Warren Garst.jpg Warren Garst 1907 1908
Lieutenant Governor George W. Clarke.jpg George W. Clarke 1909 1913 Beryl F. Carroll
William Lloyd Harding in 1915.jpg William L. Harding 1913 1917 George W. Clarke
Ernest Robert Moore.jpg Ernest Robert Moore 1917 1921 William L. Harding
John Hammill.png John Hammill 1921 1925 N. E. Kendall
Clem Kimball.png Clem F. Kimball 1925 1928 John Hammill
Arch W. McFarlane.png Arch W. McFarlane 1928 1933
Daniel Webster Turner
Nelson G. Kraschel.png Nelson G. Kraschel 1933 1937 Democratic Clyde L. Herring
John K. Valentine.png John K. Valentine 1937 1939 Nelson G. Kraschel
Bourke B. Hickenlooper.jpg Bourke B. Hickenlooper 1939 1943 Republican George A. Wilson
Robert Blue - Official Portrait - 49th GA.jpg Robert D. Blue 1943 1945 Bourke B. Hickenlooper
Kenneth Evans.png Kenneth A. Evans 1945 1951 Robert D. Blue
William S. Beardsley
William H. Nicholas.png William H. Nicholas 1951 1953
Leo Elthon.png Leo Elthon 1953 1957
Leo A. Hoegh
William H. Nicholas.png William H. Nicholas 1957 1959 Herschel C. Loveless
Edward J. McManus.png Edward J. McManus 1959 January 12, 1961 Democratic
William L. Mooty.png W. L. Mooty January 12, 1961 January 17, 1965 Republican Norman A. Erbe
Harold E. Hughes
Robert D. Fulton.png Robert D. Fulton January 17, 1965 January 1, 1969 Democratic
Roger Jepsen.JPG Roger Jepsen January 16, 1969 January 1973 Republican Robert D. Ray
Arthur Neu.png Arthur A. Neu January 1973 January 12, 1979
Terry Branstad attends recommissioning ceremony for USS Iowa, Apr 28, 1984.JPEG Terry Branstad January 12, 1979 January 14, 1983
Robert T. Anderson.png Robert T. Anderson January 14, 1983 January 1987 Democratic Terry Branstad
Jo Ann Zimmerman.jpg Jo Ann Zimmerman January 1987 January 1991
Joy Corning.jpeg Joy Corning January 1991 January 15, 1999 Republican
Sally Pederson.jpg Sally Pederson January 15, 1999 January 12, 2007 Democratic Tom Vilsack
Patty Judge.jpg Patty Judge January 12, 2007 January 14, 2011 Chet Culver
Kim Reynolds - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg Kim Reynolds January 14, 2011 May 24, 2017 Republican Terry Branstad
Adam Gregg on EPA Iowa state action tour.jpg Adam Gregg (Acting) May 25, 2017 Incumbent Kim Reynolds

Living former Lieutenant Governors of Iowa[edit]

As of May 2017, there are eight former Lieutenant Governors of Iowa still alive, the oldest being Roger Jepsen (served 1969–1973, born 1928). The most recent death of a former Lieutenant Governor of Iowa was that of Joy Corning (served 1991–1999, born 1932), on May 20, 2017.

Lt. Governor Lt. Gubernatorial term Date of birth (and age)
Robert D. Fulton 1965–1969 (1929-05-13) May 13, 1929 (age 89)
Roger Jepsen 1969–1973 (1928-12-23) December 23, 1928 (age 89)
Terry E. Branstad 1979–1983 (1946-11-17) November 17, 1946 (age 71)
Robert T. Anderson 1983–1987 (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 73)
Jo Ann Zimmerman 1987–1991 (1936-12-24) December 24, 1936 (age 81)
Sally Pederson 1999–2007 (1951-01-13) January 13, 1951 (age 67)
Patty Judge 2007–2011 (1943-11-02) November 2, 1943 (age 74)
Kim Reynolds 2011–2017 (1959-08-04) August 4, 1959 (age 58)

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