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Dwayne Alons
American politician

Dwayne Alons

Dwayne Alons
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Intro American politician
Was Military officer Politician Soldier Officer
From United States of America
Field Military Politics
Gender male
Birth 30 October 1946, Hull, USA
Death 29 November 2014, Sioux Center, USA (aged 68 years)
Star sign Scorpio
Politics Republican Party of Iowa, Republican Party
Education
Northwestern College
University of Arkansas
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Biography

Dwayne Arlan Alons (October 30, 1946 – November 29, 2014) was the Iowa State Representative from the 4th District. A Republican, he served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1999–2014. He was a retired Brigadier General in the Iowa Air National Guard and served as Chief of Staff at its headquarters. Alons died of cancer on November 29, 2014. He was succeeded in office by John Kooiker.

Education

Alons graduated from Boyden-Hull High School in 1964. He earned a B.S. degree in mathematics from Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa in 1968, his M.S. degree in management from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas in 1974, graduated from the Air Command and Staff College correspondence program in 1984, completed the National Security Management Course in 1987, and graduated from the Army War College 1990.

Military service

Alons was the Chief of Staff at the Iowa Air National Guard Headquarters. He was responsible for ensuring that units of the Iowa Air National Guard are organized, manned, equipped, trained, and ready to accomplish their assigned state and federal missions. He served as principal advisor to the Assistant Adjutant General on matters pertaining to Guard. Alons' military career began in 1969, when he received a commission through Officer Training School. He served as a command pilot, with more than 3,860 flying hours in the F-4, F-100, A-7, and F-16.

Legislative career

As of January 2013, Alons served on several committees in the Iowa House – the Agriculture, Economic Growth, and Judiciary Committees. He also served as the chair of the Veterans Affairs committee and as a member of the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals Appropriations Subcommittee.

Alons died in office on November 29, 2014, of cancer.

Electoral history

*incumbent

Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 1998 
District 5
Turnout: 4,086
Republican Dwayne Arlan AlonsRepublican2,19353.67%
Benjamin Van Engelenhoven Republican1,89146.28%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 1998 
District 5
Republican hold Dwayne Arlan AlonsRepublicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2000 
District 5
Republican Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2000 
District 5
Republican hold Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 1998 
District 5
Turnout: 4,086
Republican Dwayne Arlan AlonsRepublican2,19353.67%
Benjamin Van Engelenhoven Republican1,89146.28%
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 1998 
District 5
Republican hold Dwayne Arlan AlonsRepublicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2000 
District 5
Republican Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2000 
District 5
Republican hold Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2002 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2002 
District 4
Republican (newly redistricted) Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2004 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2004 
District 4
Republican hold Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2006 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2006 
District 4
Republican hold Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 
District 4
Turnout: 15,546
Republican hold Dwayne Alons*Republican12,34579.41%
James Van Bruggen Democratic2,69317.32%
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2002 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2002 
District 4
Republican (newly redistricted) Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2004 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2004 
District 4
Republican hold Dwayne Arlan Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2006 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2006 
District 4
Republican hold Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2008 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2008 
District 4
Turnout: 15,546
Republican hold Dwayne Alons*Republican12,34579.41%
James Van Bruggen Democratic2,69317.32%
Election Political result Candidate Party Votes %
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2010 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2010 
District 4
Republican hold Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives primary elections, 2012 
District 4
Republican Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
Iowa House of Representatives general elections, 2012 
District 4
Republican (newly redistricted) Dwayne Alons*Republicanunopposed
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