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Terry Branstad
39th and 42nd Governor of Iowa
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 14, 2011
Lieutenant Kim Reynolds
Preceded by Chet Culver
In office
January 14, 1983 â€“ January 15, 1999
Lieutenant Robert Anderson
Jo Ann Zimmerman
Joy Corning
Preceded by Robert Ray
Succeeded by Tom Vilsack
41st Lieutenant Governor of Iowa
In office
January 12, 1979 â€“ January 14, 1983
Governor Robert Ray
Preceded by Arthur Neu
Succeeded by Robert Anderson
Member of the Iowa General Assembly
from the 8th district
In office
1973–1978
Preceded by Del Stromer
Succeeded by Clifford Branstad
Personal details
Born Terry Edward Branstad
(1946-11-17) November 17, 1946 (age 70)
Leland, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Christine Johnson
Residence Terrace Hill
Alma mater University of Iowa (BA)
Drake University (JD)
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1969–1971
Unit 503rd Military Police Battalion
Awards Army Commendation Medal

You can't borrow your way to prosperity.
Iowa voters are intelligent enough to make up their minds.
Iowans do understand the importance of breaking down barriers and increasing international trade.
Terry Branstad
I'm going to announce in the very near future, I'm going to lead by example and start paying 20 percent of my health insurance.
Terry Branstad