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Robert D. Blue

AKA Robert Donald Blue

Born: 24-Sep-1898
Birthplace: Eagle Grove, IA
Died: 13-Dec-1989
Location of death: Fort Dodge, IA [1]
Cause of death: Stroke

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Iowa, 1945-49

Military service: US Army (WWI)

[1] Trinity Regional Hospital, Fort Dodge, IA.

Wife: Cathleen Beale (m. 1926, one daughter, one son)
Daughter: Barbara
Son: Donald

    University: Capital City Commercial College (attended 1917)
Iowa State University (dropped out to join Army)
    Law School: Drake University Law School (1922)

    Governor of Iowa (1945-49)
    Lieutenant Governor of Iowa (1943-45)
    Iowa State House of Representatives (1934-43, as Speaker, 1937-41)
    Iowa State Official City Attorney, Eagle Grove (1932-34)
    Iowa State Official County Attorney, Wright County (1924-31)
    Iowa State Bar Association

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