Guy Vander Linden

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Guy Vander Linden
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Iowa House of Representatives District 75
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 10, 2011
Current term ends
January 14, 2013
Political party Republican
Website House website
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.

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