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Branstad, Terry Edward

Born: 1946 AD
Currently alive, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician


1946 - Born on the 17th of November in Leland, Iowa.

       - He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and his law degree from Drake University.

       - He also taught as a visiting professor at the University of Iowa. He taught a course in public sector leadership and management offered through the University of Iowa's Henry Tippie Business College.

1969-1971 - Branstad was a U.S. Army serviceman, and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.

1983 - When elected governor, he was, at age 35, the youngest chief executive in Iowa history; and, when he left office, he was Iowa's longest-serving governor.

1989 - Branstad was made an honorary member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity at Iowa State University.

1989-1990 - He also served as Chair of the National Governors Association.

1997 - He chaired the Education Commission of the States, the Republican Governors Association, and the Governors' Ethanol Coalition.

2003 - In August, Branstad accepted the offer of Des Moines University to become its president.

2007 - Branstad currently serves on the boards of these companies and non-profit organizations, Advanced Analytical Technologies, Inc., Cementech, Featherlite, Iowa Health System, Liberty Bank and Living History Farms.


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