Guy Vander Linden >> Biography (House District 79)

1610 Carbonado Road
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

Home: (641) 569.3373

DOB: 4/6/1948



Guy Vander Linden is serving his fourth term in the Iowa House.

Guy was born in Oskaloosa and is a 1970 graduate of the University of Iowa.  He also holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Southern California.

He is a graduate of the Marine Corps’ Command and Staff College and the National War College.  He went on to earn the rank of Brigadier General in the United States Marines.

Highlights of his military career include serving as a Presidential Helicopter Command Pilot during the Reagan Presidency, command of a Marine Helicopter Squadron in the first Gulf War, and command of the Naval Aviation Depot in Cherry Point, North Carolina.

After retiring from the Marines, Guy served as a Vice President at Agusta Westland, Inc. and for the Defense Division of Rolls-Royce North America.

Since returning to Iowa, Vander Linden has served in various volunteer capacities for organizations including Habitat for Humanity, the YMCA and Trees Forever.

Guy is married to Carrie and is the proud father of two sons and two daughters.