IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934
BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE REPRESENTATIVES
LORENZO D. TETER, Knoxville. - Representative from Marion county, was born
on a farm in said county and educated in rural schools, Iowa Business College,
Des Moines, Rochester Business University, Rochester, New York, Des Moines
(Baptist) College, Drake University law school, law department State University
of Iowa, and Harvard University law school. Engaged in general practice of
the law at Knoxville, and owns and operates farm lands in said county.
Served in the house of representatives during the thirtieth, thirty-first,
thirty-second, thirty-second extra and forty-fifth sessions. He was one of a
committee who drafted the original primary election law; also one of a committee
whose investigation and report resulted in placing the educational institutions
under the state board of education. Author of the original law requiring
candidates for public office to file a detailed and sworn statement of campaign
expenses. Former city attorney of Knoxville. Married Clella Grace Andrews.
Member Masonic lode. A republican.
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