Paul Franzenburg

Franzenburg as State Treasurer

Paul Franzenburg (November 18, 1916 – October 31, 2004) was an American politician and businessman.

BiographyEdit

Franzenburg was born in Conrad, Iowa and graduated from Pierson High School. He help organized the school band. Franzenburg served in the United States Army during World War II. He was involved with the family business: The Franzenburg Provision Company, a meat processing business. Franzenburg served on the Conrad Board of Education and was a Democrat. He served as Treasurer of Iowa from 1965 to 1969. In 1968, he ran for Governor of Iowa, being defeated by incumbent Governor Robert D. Ray. He serve on the Iowa Utilities Board from 1983 until 1991. Franzenburg died at the Iowa Jewish Senior Life Center, in Des Moines, Iowa from heart failure and complications from hip replacement surgery.[1][2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ 'Iowa Official Register 1967-1968,' Vol. 2, J.C. Moore-Superintendent of Printing, Betty L. Lamberto-editor, Biographical Sketch of Paul Franzenburg, pg. 9
  2. ^ 'Former state treasurer, utilities board official dies,' The Waterloo Courier, November 2, 2004

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Harold Hughes
Democratic nominee for Governor of Iowa
1968
Succeeded by
Robert D. Fulton
Preceded by
Robert D. Fulton
Democratic nominee for Governor of Iowa
1972
Succeeded by
James Schaben