House Republican Leader Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha) released the following statement today upon learning of the passing of former state representative Rosemary Thomson:
“Rosemary was a very kind and thoughtful legislator. She was a leader who knew how bring people together to achieve great things,” said Paulsen. “The people of eastern Iowa will surely miss her leadership, selfless nature and hardworking presence.”
Thomson, of Marion, was elected in a special election and served from 1995 to 2000.