State Senator, District 4

Phone: (641) 430-0424


Committee: Appropriations, Labor & Business Relations, Local Government

Subcommittee:  Administration and Regulation Appropriations (Chair)

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Senator Dennis Guth has called a farm just north of Klemme his home since birth. He graduated from Klemme Community School in 1973, and with a degree in agriculture mechanization from Iowa State University in 1977.

Senator Guth has served on several church boards, along with the Klemme Area Development Organization, Hancock County Pork Producers, Hancock County Farm Bureau and FAMiLY LEADER/Iowa Family Policy Center. In 2013 he retired from the elder board of Britt Evangelical Free church and is still active in the LUV Iowa grassroots organization.

Senator Guth has been married to his high school sweetheart, Margaret Campbell, for over 40 years. They have been blessed with four biological children.  In 1998, they answered God’s call to adopt their fifth child, a ten year-old girl from Brazil.  They have three married children and many delightful grandchildren.