Art Small, politician and lawyer, died at 81

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Arthur Adams Small, Jr., born in October. 14, 1933 in Brunswick, Maine. He died on October 3, 2015.

Art was an American politician and lawyer in the state of Iowa.

He served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1971 to 1979, and in the Iowa State Senate from 1979 to 1987, as a Democrat.

Art was born in Brunswick, Maine. He attended Bowdoin College, and served in the United States Army.

He later earned masters degree in English from the University of Iowa.

While serving in the Iowa Legislature, Art entered law school at the age of forty-eight, earning a law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law.

In 1986, Small ran unsuccessfully for Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.

Art is being remembered by friends, family and colleagues as a renaissance man who brought intelligence and passion to his many undertakings.

Former state legislator, lawyer, lobbyist and poet Arthur Small Jr. passed away on October 3, 2015.