Thomas Latham

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Republican Iowa

U.S. House (Iowa 4)


Family: Wife: Kathy; 3 Children: Justin, Jennifer, Jill

Born: 07/14/1948 Alexander, IA

Home: Ames, Iowa

Religion: Lutheran (ELCA)

Education: Attended, Iowa State University, 1967-1970 Attended, Wartburg College, 1966-1967

Profession: Owner/Farmer, Latham Seed Company, 1976-present Marketing Representative, Hartford Insurance Company, 1973-1976 Manager, Fort Lupton Insurance Agency, 1972-1973 Bookkeeper/Teller, Farmers State Bank, 1970-1972

Political: Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1995-present Delegation Whip, Republican National Convention, 1992 Co-Chair, Franklin County Republican Party, 1984-1991

Congressional Membership: Co-Chair, Meth Task Force, Congressional Rural Caucus, 2005-present Republican House Steering Committee, 1997-present Congressional Ethanol Caucus Congressional Fire Services Caucus Executive Committee, Congressional Rural Caucus Congressional Soybean Caucus Congressional Task Force for Affordable Natural Gas House Prescription Drug Action Leadership Team National Guard and Reserve Component Organization Rural Health Care Coalition Speaker's Task Force for a Drug Free America

Organization Membership: Agribusiness Association of Iowa Farm Bureau Iowa Corngrowers Iowa Soybean Nazareth Lutheran Church Republican Party of Iowa



Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies

Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies