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Investor , real estate , State legislator

Leonard Christian Andersen, American former state legislator, real estate investor. Delaware Evangelical Lutheran Church Convention, 1999, 2000, 01, 02, promoter Wordalone movement; appointed anti-violence committee Siouxland Area; member finance committee Morningside Lutheran Church, since 2006. Member Lions.

Background

Andersen, Leonard Christian was born on May 30, 1911 in Waukegan, Illinois, United States. Son of Lauritz Frederick and Meta Marie (Jacobsen) Andersen.

Education

Bachelor, Huron College, South Dakota, 1933. Master of Arts, University South Dakota, 1937.

Career

Teacher Onida High School, South Dakota, 1934—1935. Director business training Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa, 1935—1939. Insurance salesman, 1939—1941.

Teachers economics, current history Morningside College, Sioux City, Iowa, 1941—1943. Insurance, real estate investor, 1943—1976. Member Iowa House of Representatives, Woodbury County, 1961-1964, 66-71.

Member Iowa Senate, 26th District, 1972-1976, chairman rules and administration committee. Former member Iowa Commission on Aging. Former member investment advisory board IPERS.

Former member central committee Woodbury County Representatives, delegate county, district and state conventions, 1998, 2000. Former member Simpco Projects Review Committee. Former president, chairman board Siouxland Rental Association.

Past member Sioux City Housing Appeals Board, Siouxland Committee on Alcoholism. Board regents Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, member Augustana Fellows, since 2003. Member finance committee Morningside Lutheran Church, co-chair call committee since 2003.

Board directors Human Rights Commission, Sioux City, 1997-2003.

Membership

Delaware Evangelical Lutheran Church Convention, 1999, 2000, 01, 02, promoter Wordalone movement. Appointed anti-violence committee Siouxland Area. Member finance committee Morningside Lutheran Church, since 2006.

Member Lions.

Connections

Married Charlotte O. Ritland, June 30, 1937. Children: Karen Schneider, Paul R., Charlene Olsson, Mark Luther.

father:
Lauritz Frederick Andersen

mother:
Meta Marie (Jacobsen) Andersen

spouse:
Charlotte O. Ritland

children:
Karen Schneider Andersen

Paul R. Andersen

Charlene Olsson Andersen

Mark Luther Andersen