U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley was our guest speaker Monday, October 24th. Senator Grassley - a Republican - is seeking his eighth term in office.
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September 17, 1933 in New Hartford, Iowa

Married Barbara Speicher 1954
Five children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay

B.A. 1955, M.A. 1956 Political Science
University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D. work, University of Iowa

Farmer (son, Robin, currently helps run family farm);
Sheet metal shearer 1959-1961
Assembly line worker 1961-1971
Adjunct government professor 1960s & 1970s
Elected to Iowa Legislature 1958
Elected to U.S. House of Representatives 1974
Elected to U.S. Senate 1980

His challenger - Admiral Michael Franken - was invited to attend and was unable to confirm a date at this time.
We streamed the senator's remarks on Facebook LIVE, so if you could not attend, visit Waterloo Rotary Facebook page to watch.