Charles Ernest Grassley

US Senator, Sr Senator, Republican  



  • Gender
    Male

    Family
    Wife: Barbara Speicher; 5 Children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay.

    Hometown
    New Hartford, IA

    Education
    Doctoral Studies, University of Iowa, 1957-1958
    MA, Political Science, University of Northern Iowa, 1956
    BA, University of Northern Iowa, 1955.

    Professional
    Assembly Line Worker, 1961-1971
    Sheet Metal Shearer, 1959-1961
    Farmer.

    Political
    Senator, United States Senate, 1981-present
    Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1975-1980
    Representative, Iowa State House of Representatives, 1959-1974
    Candidate, Iowa State House of Representatives, 1956.

    Religion
    Baptist

    Congressional Membership
    4-H Caucus
    Central Community College Caucus
    Congressional Coalition on Adoption
    Co-Chair, Congressional Competitiveness Caucus
    Congressional Fire Services Caucus
    Co-Chair, Congressional Pork Industry Caucus
    Congressional Rural Health Caucus
    Congressional Soybean Caucus
    Congressional Waterways Caucus
    Czech Caucus
    Lewis and Clark Congressional Caucus
    National Commission on Restructuring the Internal Revenue Service
    Co-Chair, Senate Anti-Meth Caucus
    Senate Cancer Coalition
    Co-Chair, Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
    Senate French Caucus
    Senate India Caucus
    Senate Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
    Senate Rural Health Caucus
    Senate Taiwan Caucus
    Terrorist Financing Task Force.

    Organizations
    International Association of Machinists, 1962-1971
    Baptist Church
    Butler County Historical Society
    Eagles
    Farm Bureau
    International Parliamentary Group for Human Rights
    Iowa State Historical Society
    Kappa Delta Pi
    Lions Club
    Masons
    Pi Gamma Mu.

Federal Government
Last Update
10/23/2010
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