BOSWELL, Leonard L., (1934 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

BOSWELL, Leonard L., a Representative from Iowa; born in Harrison County, Mo., January 10, 1934; graduated from Lamoni High School, Lamoni, Iowa, 1952; B.A., Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa, 1969; United States Army, 1956-1976; farmer; board of directors of the local farmer’s cooperative, 1979-1993, president for thirteen years; member of the Iowa state senate, 1984-1996, president, 1992-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2013); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress in 2012.