Berkley Bedell

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Berkley Bedell
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Berkley Bedell circa 1975
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Iowa's 6th district
In office
January 3, 1975 – January 3, 1987
Preceded byWiley Mayne
Succeeded byFred Grandy
Personal details
Born(1921-03-05)March 5, 1921
Spirit Lake, Iowa, U.S.
DiedDecember 7, 2019(2019-12-07) (aged 98)
Naples, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Elinor Healy Bedell, Grand Marais, MN
ChildrenKenneth, 1947; Thomas, 1950; Joanne, 1952
ProfessionBusinessman

Berkley Warren Bedell (March 5, 1921 – December 7, 2019) was an American politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Iowa. He served as representatives from 1975 to 1987. Bedell was a Democrat and supported Barack Obama in 2012.[1] He was an active critic on Ronald Reagan during his presidency.

Bedell died in Naples, Florida on December 7, 2019 of a stroke-related problems, aged 98.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Obama Picks Up More Endorsements (December 24, 2007) Newsmax, Retrieved on January 19, 2008
  2. Sahouri, Andrea May (December 7, 2019). "Former Iowa Congressman Berkley Bedell dead at 98 after suffering stroke". The Des Moines Register. Retrieved December 7, 2019.
  3. Dockter, Mason (December 7, 2019). "Former Iowa congressman Berkley Bedell dies at 98". Sioux City Journal. Retrieved December 7, 2019.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Ramey & Haley, Larry & Daniel (2005). Tacklng Giants; The Life Story of Berkley Bedell. 22167 C Street, Winfield, Kansas 67156: The National Foundation for Alternative Medicine. pp. 58, 61, 66, 102.CS1 maint: location (link)