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Chuck Grassley's Official Photo

FAST FACTS

BORN

September 17, 1933 in New Hartford, Iowa

FAMILY

Married Barbara Speicher 1954

Five children: Lee, Wendy, Robin, Michele, Jay

EDUCATION

B.A. 1955, M.A. 1956 Political Science

University of Northern Iowa

Ph.D. work, University of Iowa

OCCUPATION

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

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