Leonard Boswell

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Leonard Boswell
U.S. Representative – IA-03
Image:Rep. Leonard Boswell.jpg
Party Democratic
Assumed office

January 3, 1997

Preceded by Jim Lightfoot
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Born January 10, 1934
Spouse Dody Boswell
Religion Community of Christ


Leonard Boswell is the Democratic U.S. Representative for Iowa's Third Congressional District (IA-03).

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Leonard Boswell was born in Harrison County, Mo. on January 10, 1934. He graduated from Lamoni High School in Lamoni, Iowa, in 1952.

In 1956, Boswell was drafted into the United States Army as a private. He would spend twenty years serving his country in the Army, eventually rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

He was elected to the Iowa State Senate in 1984, where he served until 1996, the last 4 years as president of the Senate, when he was elected to Congress. In 1994 he was the Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor.

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Washington DC Office 1427 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-3806
Fax: (202) 225-5608

Des Moines Office
300 East Locust
Suite 320
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: (515) 282-1909
Fax: (515) 282-1785 Toll-free: (888) 432-1984

e-mail: rep.boswell.ia03@mail.house.gov

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