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Curtis Dean "Curt" Hanson (August 13, 1943 – June 16, 2017) was an American politician. He was born and raised on a Kossuth County, Iowa farm near Swea City. He was also a resident of Fairfield for fifty-two years. Hanson received his B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa and his M.A. from the University of Iowa. He was a driver education teacher at Fairfield High School for forty-three years, where he received the Fairfield Jaycee Outstanding Young Education Award and was named Fairfield Teacher of the Year Award. Hanson also was president of the Iowa Association of Safety Education and a member of the National Education Society.

Curt Hanson
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Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 82nd district
90th (2009-2013)
In office
September 21, 2009 – June 16, 2017
Preceded by John Whitaker
Succeeded by Phil Miller
Personal details
Born (1943-08-13)August 13, 1943
Algona, Iowa
Died June 16, 2017(2017-06-16) (aged 73)
Fairfield, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Diane
Children 2 children
Residence Fairfield, Iowa
Alma mater University of Northern Iowa (B.A.)
The University of Iowa (M.A.)
Occupation Educator (retired)
Website Hanson's website

Hanson was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives.[1] A Democrat, he served in the Iowa House since 2009 representing the 90th and 82nd Districts.[2] On June 16, 2017, he died at the age of 73, from cancer, at his home in Fairfield, Iowa.[3][4]


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Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
John Whitaker
90th District
2009 – 2013
Succeeded by
Cindy Winckler
Preceded by
Linda Miller
82nd District
2013 – 2017
Succeeded by