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entrepreneur , State government official

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.


Associate of Arts in Business, Kirkwood College, 1978;certified finance management program, University of 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 relationship with God in Covenant is like a marriage between human beings – both as a community and as individuals – on the one side and God in Christ on the other.


The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.


Some personalities are difficult to manage, especially if they are prone to despair. Do not give up on a search of the paths of God, and the sense of joy and assurances you are looking for will be received.


Chairman Iowa Young Representatives, Des Moines, since 1989, Republican Senate Campaign Committee,1990. Chairman Iowa Young Representatives, Miami, Florida, 1990-1992. Board directors Iowa Right to Work Committee.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: water skiing.


Married Jane Ann Wacker, July 15, 1978. Children: Jennifer Ann, Paul Daniel III, Amber Lynn.

Paul Devern Pate

Velma Marie (McConnell) Pate

Jane Ann Wacker

Jennifer Ann Pate

Paul Daniel III Pate

Amber Lynn Pate