Clel Baudler >> Biography (House District 20)

2260 Highway 25
Greenfield, Iowa 50849

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Clel Baudler was first elected in 1998. Prior to becoming elected to the House, Clel was an Iowa State Trooper for 32 years. Since retirement, Clel keeps busy farming and hunting or fishing in his spare time. Clel was born on April 4, 1939, in Fontanelle, Iowa. His father, Albert, was a farmer and cattle buyer, and his mother, Nora, was a homemaker.

He grew up and went to school in Fontanelle where he graduated from Fontanelle High School in 1957.

In 1961, Clel married his wife, Mary Carole, and together, they have 4 grown children and are blessed with 10 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Even though Clel is retired from the Iowa State Patrol, he remains active in several organizations. Clel is a member of the State Trooper Association, sits on the Board of Directors for the National Rifle Association (NRA), and is a member of the Iowa Police Combat League, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, the Iowa State Patrol Revolver Team, Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited and the Wild Turkey Federation.