Bio. of R. Arno Peet ~ born Edgewood, Clayton County, Iowa
IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER 1933-1934
BIOGRAPHIES OF STATE REPRESENTATIVES
R. ARNO PEET, Bagley. - Representative from Guthrie county, was born March
1, 1901, in Edgewood, Clayton county, Iowa. He attended the public schools at
Edgewood, graduating in 1919; attended Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
1919-22; and the State University of Iowa 1922-23, receiving a B. A. degree there in journalism. In 1924, he married Hazel Helbig of Cedar Rapids. He was high school principal and athletic coach at Churdan, Iowa, 1923-25, and
superintendent of schools, Bagley, Iowa, 1925-32. For the past two years he has owned and published the Bagley Gazette. He is a member of the Masonic order; chairman of the credentials committee of the grand chapter, O. E. S.; member of Sigma Phi Epsilon national fraternity; member of Pi Kappa Delta, national honorary forensic fraternity; and a life member of the National Educational Association. Serving first term in the legislature. A republican.