Herschel Cellel Loveless, American Former governor of Iowa, corporation executive. Chairman Council Former governments; candidate for government of Iowa, 1952, for United States Senate, 1960.
Loveless, Herschel Cellel was born on May 5, 1911 in Hedrick, Iowa, United States. Son of David H. and Ethel (Beaver) Loveless.
Graduated from the high school.
With, Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railway, 1927-1939, 44-47;
with, John Morrell & Company, Ottumwa, Iowa., 1939-1944;
superintendent streets, City of Ottumwa, 1947-1949;
mayor, City of Ottumwa, 1949-1953;
owner, manager, Municipal Equipment Company, Ottumwa, 1953-1956;
governor, State of Iowa, Des Moines, 1957-1960;
appointed to, Federal Renegotiation Board, Washington, 1961-1969;
vice president, Chromalloy American Corporation, Washington, 1969-1978. Vice Chairman of the Board E. Bruce Harrison Company, from 1978. Board directors Inter Technology/Solar Corporation.
God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.
In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.
Chairman Council Former governments. Candidate for government of Iowa, 1952, for United States Senate, 1960.
Married Amelia R. Howard, October 1, 1933. Children: Alan K., Sandi A. Loveless Yates.