Tom Latham

Tom Latham REPRepublican

American politician

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Tom LathamREPRepublican American politician
74
Years of Age
19
Years of Experience
IAResidence (state)

Thomas Paul Latham (born July 14, 1948) is an American politician who served as a U.S. representative for Iowa from 1995 to 2015. He is a member of the Republican Party. On December 17, 2013, Latham announced he would not seek reelection next term, becoming the third member of the U.S. House to announce his retirement on the same day (along with Frank Wolf from Virginia and Jim Matheson from Utah).

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$0
Total Raised
$49,946
Total Spent
$354,833
Cash on Hand
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Iowa State University
Attended
1967 - 1970
Wartburg College
Attended
1966 - 1967
Cal Community College
Graduated
1966
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1995 - 2014
Delegation Whip
Republican National Convention
1992
Marketing Representative
Hartford Insurance Company
1973 - 1976
Manager
Fort Lupton Insurance Agency
1972 - 1973
Bookkeeper
Farmers State Bank
1970 - 1972
Teller
Farmers State Bank
1970 - 1972
Farmer
Latham Seed Company
Owner
Latham Seed Company
Other Experience1 - 20 of 20
Co-Chair
Franklin County Republican Party
1984 - 1991
Member
Nazareth Lutheran Church
Member
National Guard and Reserve Component Organization
Member
Iowa Soybean
Member
Iowa Corngrowers
Member
Agribusiness Association of Iowa
Member
Farm Bureau
Member
Rural Health Care Coalition
Chair
Congressional Community College Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Rural Caucus Meth Task Force
Member
House Soils Caucus
Member
Executive Committee, Congressional Rural Caucus
Member
Congressional Task Force for Affordable Natural Gas
Member
Congressional Soybean Caucus
Member
Speaker's Task Force for a Drug Free America
Member
Congressional Fire Services Caucus
Member
Congressional Ethanol Caucus
Member
Congressional Bio-Fuels Caucus
Member
Congressional Nursing Caucus
Member
Republican House Steering Committee