William Lloyd Harding

William Lloyd Harding

Birth
Sibley, Osceola County, Iowa, USA
Death 17 Dec 1934 (aged 57)
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Burial Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA
Plot Lot 97, Mausoleum
Memorial ID 6665665 · View Source
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Iowa Governor. He attended Morningside College and earned a law degree from the University of South Dakota. Entering politics, he was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives, (1906-12) and Lieutenant Governor of Iowa, (1913-17). In 1917, he was elected as a Republican as the 22nd Governor of Iowa, serving until 1921. During his term, World War I issues were addressed, rural schools were consolidated, a state survey was authorized to establish locations of scenic and historic interests and a state park system was planned. After leaving office, he continued to be a favorite speaker for Republican Party events until his death at age 57.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 6665665
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lloyd Harding (3 Oct 1877–17 Dec 1934), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6665665, citing Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .