Rich Olive

American politician

Richard Warren Olive (December 2, 1949 – June 20, 2016) was an American realtor and politician from Iowa. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He served the Fifth District in the Iowa Senate from 2007 until 2011.[1]

Rich Olive
Rich Olive - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 5th district
In office
January 8, 2007 – January 9, 2011
Preceded byStewart Iverson
Succeeded byRobert Bacon
Personal details
Richard Warren Olive

(1949-12-02)December 2, 1949
Bethesda, Maryland
DiedJune 20, 2016(2016-06-20) (aged 66)
Story City, Iowa
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceStory City, Iowa
ProfessionReal estate, Insurance, Army National Guard

On June 20, 2016, Olive died of cancer in Story City, Iowa at the age of 66.[2]


  1. Iowa General Assembly-Senator Rich Olive
  2. Petroski, William (June 20, 2016). "Former Iowa Sen. Rich Olive dead at 66". Des Moines Register. Retrieved June 22, 2016.