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Revision as of 06:13, 20 December 2011

Guy Vander Linden
Guy Vander Linden.jpg
Iowa House of Representatives District 75
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 10, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$25,000/year
Per diem$118/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Iowa
Master'sUniversity of Southern California
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Marines
Years of service1973-2000
Personal
BirthdayApril 6, 1948
Place of birthOskaloosa, IA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Guy Vander Linden is a Republican member of the Iowa House of Representatives, representing the 75th District since January 10, 2011.

Vander Linden is a retired U.S. Marine who retired at the rank of Brigadier General. During his tenure, he served as a helicopter pilot for President Ronald Reagan, commanded a helicopter squadron in the first Gulf War and oversaw a naval aviation depot at Cherry Point, NC. After retiring from the Marines, he worked as vice president of Agusta Westland, Inc., an Anglo-Italian helicopter company, and for the defense division of auto maker Rolls-Royce. Vander Linden holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa and a master's from the University of Southern California. He also graduated from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the National War College.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Linden has been appointed to the following committees:

Elections

2010

Vander Linden won election to the Iowa House of Representatives, defeating incumbent Eric Palmer (D) in the November 2 general election.[1]

Iowa House of Representatives, District 75 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGuy Vander Linden (R) 6,015
Eric Palmer (D) 5,324

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Linden raised $279,583 in contributions. [2]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Iowa Republican Party $208,257
Brownell Iii, Frank $15,000
Crookham, Joe P $8,500
Brownell, Peter R $7,500

Personal

Linden has three children.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Eric Palmer
Iowa House District 75
2011–present
Succeeded by
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