Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Bedell, Berkley
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
  1978-01-01  
 
NameBerkley Bedell
Address
Okoboji, Iowa , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born March 05, 1921
DiedDecember 07, 2019 (98 years)
ContributorUser 490
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 08, 2019 01:59am
Tags Caucasian - Widowed - Army - Methodist - Straight -
InfoRepresentative from Iowa; born in Spirit Lake, Dickinson County, Iowa, March 5, 1921; educated in Spirit Lake public schools; graduated, Spirit Lake High School, 1939; attended Iowa State University, Ames, 1940-1942; engaged in fishing tackle business; founder and chairman of Berkley & Co., Spirit Lake; served in United States Army, first lieutenant, 1942-1945; member, Spirit Lake Board of Education, 1957-1962; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1972 to the Ninety-third Congress; delegate to Iowa State Democratic conventions, 1972-1974; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fourth and to the five succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1975-January 3, 1987); was not a candidate for reelection in 1986; is a resident of Spirit Lake, Iowa.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Aug 28, 2003 12:00am News Bedell to announce for Dean at labor event  Article FreedomDemocrat 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/06/1984 IA District 6 Won 62.03% (+24.05%)
  06/05/1984 IA District 6 - D Primary Won 86.45% (+72.89%)
  11/02/1982 IA District 6 Won 64.29% (+28.58%)
  11/04/1980 IA District 6 Won 64.30% (+28.61%)
  11/07/1978 IA District 6 Won 66.29% (+32.57%)
  11/02/1976 IA District 6 Won 67.43% (+35.97%)
  11/05/1974 IA District 6 Won 54.63% (+9.25%)
  11/07/1972 IA District 6 Lost 47.53% (-4.93%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IA US President - D Caucus - Feb 03, 2020 D Elizabeth Warren
IA US President - D Caucus - Feb 01, 2016 D Martin J. O'Malley
IA US President - D Caucus - Jan 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
IA US President - D Caucus - Jan 19, 2004 D Howard Dean
US President - D Primaries - Jul 01, 1988 D Paul M. Simon