logo logo

Paul Danny Pate

Paul Danny Pate, American mayor. Recipient Guardian Small Business award National Federation Independent Business, 1990; named Young Entrepreneur of Year United States Small Business Administration, Iowa, 1988, Alumnus of Year Kirkwood College, Cedar Rapids, 1990. Chairman Iowa Young Representatives, Des Moines, 1989-1993.


  • Pate, Paul Danny was born on May 1, 1958 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Son of Paul Devern and Velma Marie (McConnell) Pate.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Business, Kirkwood College, 1978. Certified finance management program, University Pennsylvania, 1990.


    • Executive director Junior Achievement, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1978-1982. President Prime Minister Systems Corporation, since 1982. Senator Iowa State Senate, Des Moines, 1989-1993.

      Secretary of State State of Iowa, 1994-1998. Mayor City of Cedar Rapids, 2002—2006.


    The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Language of offensive nature with regard to race, ethnicity or nationality does not indicate the value of each individual and contradicts the teaching of Jesus Christ.


    Chairman Iowa Young Representatives, Des Moines, 1989-1993.





    • Married Jane Ann Wacker, July 15, 1978. Children: Jennifer Ann, Paul Daniel III, Amber Lynn.
    • father: Paul Devern Pate
    • mother: Velma Marie (McConnell) Pate
    • spouse: Jane Ann Wacker
    • children: Jennifer Ann Pate
    • Paul Daniel III Pate
    • Amber Lynn Pate
    See on larger map
    Born March 1, 1958
    (age 58)
    • 1978
      Kirkwood College
    • 1990
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1978 - 1982
      Executive, director Junior Achievement
      Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
    • 1982
      president, Prime Minister Systems Corporation
    • 1989 - 1993
      senator Iowa State Senate
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
    • 1994 - 1998
      Secretary, of State State of Iowa
    • 2002 - 2006
      mayor City of Cedar Rapids