Former Lt. Governor Arthur Neu dies - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Former Lt. Governor Arthur Neu dies

Posted: Updated:
  • KWWL.com LinksMore>>

  • Politics

    Politics

    DECISION 2016: Complete election coverage and results for all local, state and national races, as well as up-to-date information about the candidates and political news.
     

    More >>

    DECISION 2016: Complete election coverage and results for all local, state and national races, as well as up-to-date information about the candidates and political news.

    More >>
DES MOINES (KWWL) - Former Lt. Governor Arthur Neu has died. He was 81.

Also known as Art, Neu was the Iowa lieutenant governor between 1973 and 1979.

Governor Terry Branstad issued the following statement Friday:

"Iowa lost a dedicated public servant today with the passing of Art Neu," said Branstad.

"I had the honor of succeeding Art as lieutenant governor of Iowa. Art's passion for his home community of Carroll was always evident. I offer my deepest condolences to his family."

Neu was the mayor of Carroll, Iowa from 1982-1985. He also served on the Board of Regents and in the State Senate.

Powered by Frankly