Mary Gaskill

Iowa House District 81

Contact Mary:
509 E 4th St
Ottumwa, IA


Mary Gaskill is serving her seventh term in the Iowa House. She serves on Administration and Rules, Local Government, Economic Growth and Ways and Means committees.

Mary grew up on a small family farm in Northwest Missouri. She is the daughter of Andrew and Lucile Meyer, and moved to Iowa in 1962 and has lived in Ottumwa since 1966.

After graduating from high school in 1959, Mary attended business school at Gard University in St. Joseph, Missouri. In addition to her State Representative service Mary enjoys doing community volunteer work in Ottumwa. Previously, Mary completed twenty-two years of dedicated service to Wapello County, sixteen as County Auditor and six as clerk to the County Auditor.

Mary resides in Ottumwa. Mary is the widow of Jim, a retired Iowa State Trooper. Their four children all live in Iowa and she is the proud grandmother of seven grandchildren.

Iowa House District 81

Ottumwa, Agency, Eldon