Stan Gustafson >> Biography (House District 25)

Address:
3139 Cumming Road
Cumming, Iowa 50061

Contact:
Home: (515) 559.4702
stan.gustafson@legis.iowa.gov

DOB: 5/7/1942
Spouse: Betty

 

Biography

Stan Gustafson is serving his third term in the Iowa House.

Stan graduated from high school in California and then attended the University of California at Berkeley, graduating with a degree in finance.  After graduation, his participation in Navel ROTC led led to him being commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. Stan served in Vietnam in 1966-67 with the Second Battalion, 1st Marines, as an Artillery Forward Observer.  Later, as a Fiscal Officer, Stan managed budgets in excess of $80 million.  He would finish his active duty commitment honorably and participate in the Reserves for the next 23 years, retiring as a Lt. Colonel.

Stan used the GI Bill to attend law school at night while working for Mattel Toys in California.  Eventually he opened his own practice focusing on International Law.  He enjoyed a long and successful career.  Upon retirement, he and his wife, Betty, a native of Dallas County, moved back to Cumming to be closer to their grandchildren.

Gustafson has participated in Veteran activities in California and in Iowa.  He is a member of the Iowa Veterans Council.

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