WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa released the following statement regarding the passing of former Rep. Leonard Boswell. 

“Leonard Boswell was a wonderful person who served his country with honor and tremendous success in the Army, the Statehouse and the Congress. I met Leonard Boswell when state and federal legislators joined forces during the farm crisis of the 1980s. He was a leader who focused on finding solutions and getting the job done. Leonard Boswell’s generous and friendly nature was distinctive, and he will be missed. Barbara joins me in paying tribute to Leonard Boswell’s public service, and we share our condolences with Congressman Boswell’s family.”