HOEGH, LEO ARTHUR: United States. 1958-1961.  Director of the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization in the Eisenhower Administration. Born in 1908 in Audubon, Iowa, he served as a member of the Iowa State House of Representatives in 1937, as an Army officer during World War II, as Attorney General of Iowa in 1953-1954, and as Republican  Governor of Iowa in 1955-1957.  He died in 2000 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Sources: Kestenbaum, Lawrence, "Hoegh, Leo Arthur," in The Political Graveyard, location http://politicalgraveyard.com/bio/hodgkins-hoffer.html, accessed 25 July 2003.  State Historical Society of Iowa, "Iowa Governors," location http://www.iowahistory.org/, accessed 25 July 2003. 

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