Lieutenant Governor of Iowa

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The Lieutenant Governor of Iowa is a assistant governor. If the governor quits or dies, then the lieutenant governor will become governor of the state. The current Lieutenant Governor is Republican Adam Gregg since January 18, 2019.

Before 1990, the governor and lieutenant governor were elected in separate elections; since then they have run together on the same ticket.

Living former U.S. Lieutenant Governors of Iowa[change | change source]

As of May 2017, there are eight former U.S. lieutenant governors of Iowa who are currently living at this time, the oldest U.S. lieutenant governor of Iowa being Roger Jepsen (served 1969–1973, born 1928). The most recent death of a former U.S. lieutenant governor of Iowa was that of Joy Corning (served 1991–1999, born 1932), on May 20, 2017.

Lt. Governor Lt. Gubernatorial term Date of birth (and age)
Robert D. Fulton 1965–1969 (1929-05-13) May 13, 1929 (age 90)
Roger Jepsen 1969–1973 (1928-12-23) December 23, 1928 (age 90)
Terry E. Branstad 1979–1983 (1946-11-17) November 17, 1946 (age 72)
Robert T. Anderson 1983–1987 (1945-03-08) March 8, 1945 (age 74)
Jo Ann Zimmerman 1987–1991 (1936-12-24) December 24, 1936 (age 82)
Sally Pederson 1999–2007 (1951-01-13) January 13, 1951 (age 68)
Patty Judge 2007–2011 (1943-11-02) November 2, 1943 (age 75)
Kim Reynolds 2011–2017 (1959-08-04) August 4, 1959 (age 60)

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