Dennis M. Cohoon

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired Teacher
Des Moines
88
01/14/2019 - 01/10/2021
87

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired Special Education Teacher
Des Moines
87
01/09/2017 - 01/13/2019
87

Term

Serving sixteenth term in House.

Profession

Retired teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and took graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of the States. Former member of Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, and Iowa State Education Association. Member of First Christian Church. Member of Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife, Sue; three stepchildren (one deceased); seven stepgrandchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired Teacher
Des Moines
86
01/12/2015 - 01/08/2017
87

Term

Serving fifteenth term in House.

Profession

Retired teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of the States. Member of First Christian Church. Former member of Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, and Iowa State Education Association. Member of Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife, Sue; four stepchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired Special Education Teacher
Des Moines
85
01/14/2013 - 01/11/2015
87

Term

Serving fourteenth term in House.

Profession

Retired teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of the States. Member of First Christian Church. Former member of Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, and Iowa State Education Association. Member of Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife, Sue; four stepchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Retired Special Education Teacher
Des Moines
84
01/10/2011 - 01/13/2013
88

Term

Serving thirteenth term in House.

Profession

Retired teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of the States. Member of First Christian Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife, Sue; four stepchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Special Education Teacher
Des Moines
83
01/12/2009 - 01/09/2011
88

Term

Serving twelfth term in House.

Profession

Teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of States. Member of First Christian Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife Sue; four stepchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Teacher
Des Moines
82
01/08/2007 - 01/11/2009
88

Term

Serving eleventh term in House.

Profession

Teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of States. Member of First Christian Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953, raised, and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife Sue and four stepchildren.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Teacher
Des Moines
81
01/10/2005 - 01/07/2007
88

Term

Serving tenth term in House.

Profession

Teacher.

Education

Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of States. Member of First Christian Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born, raised, and resides in Burlington.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Special Education Teacher
Des Moines
80
01/13/2003 - 01/09/2005
88

Teacher. Born, raised, and resides in Burlington. Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and pursuing graduate degree in special education at the University of Iowa. Served on the Education Commission of States. Member of Oak Street Baptist Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee. Served six years in U.S. Army National Guard. Serving ninth term in House.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Teacher
Des Moines
79
01/08/2001 - 01/12/2003
100

Teacher. Born, raised, and resides in Burlington. Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and pursuing graduate degree in special education at the University of Iowa. Served on the Education Commission of States. Member of Oak Street Baptist Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee. Served six years in US. Army National Guard. Serving eighth term in House.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Teacher
Des Moines
78
01/11/1999 - 01/07/2001
100

Birth: March, 29, 1953, Burlington. Parents: Meril and Marie Cohoon. Education: Graduated from Burlington H.S., 1971; Southwestern Community College, 1974; B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Military Service: Iowa Army National Guard, 1973-79. Spouse: Sue. Profession and Activities: Special education teacher, Burlington Community H.S. Member: Burlington Education Association; Iowa State Education Association; Geode Education Association; Des Moines County District Central Committee; and Oak Street Baptist Church. Term: Seventh.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Teacher
Des Moines
77
01/13/1997 - 01/10/1999
100

Birth: March 29, 1953, Burlington. Parents: Meril and Marie Cohoon. Education: Graduated Burlington High School, 1971; Southeastern Community College, 1974; B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Military Service: Iowa Army National Guard, 1973-79. Profession and Activities: Special education teacher, Burlington Community High School. Member: Burlington Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Geode Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, and Oak Street Baptist Church. Term: Sixth.

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State Representative
Democrat
Bills & Committees
Teacher
Des Moines
76
01/09/1995 - 01/12/1997
100

Birth: March 29, 1953, Des Moines County. Parents: Meril and Marie Cohoon. Education: Graduated Burlington High School, 1971; Southeastern Community College, 1974; B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Military service: Iowa Army National Guard. Profession and Activities: Special education teacher, Burlington Community High School. Member: Burlington Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Geode Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, and Oak Street Baptist Church. Term: Fifth.

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State Representative
Democrat
Teacher
Des Moines
75
01/11/1993 - 01/08/1995
100

Birth: March 29, 1953, Des Moines County. Parents: Meril and Marie Cohoon. Education: Graduated Burlington High School, 1971; Southeastern Community College, 1974; B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Military service: Iowa Army National Guard. Activities: Special education teacher, Burlington Community High School. Member: Burlington Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Geode Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, and Oak Street Baptist Church. Term: Fourth.

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State Representative
Democrat
Teacher
Des Moines
74
01/14/1991 - 01/10/1993
60

Birth: March 29, 1953, Des Moines County. Parents: Meril and Marie Cohoon. Education: Graduated Burlington High School, 1971; Southeastern Community College, 1974; B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Military service: Iowa Army National Guard. Activities: Special education teacher, Burlington Community High School. Member: Burlington Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Geode Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, and Oak Street Baptist Church. Term: Third.

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State Representative
Democrat
Teacher
Des Moines
73
01/09/1989 - 01/13/1991
60

Birth: March 29, 1953, Des Moines County. Parents: Meril and Marie Cohoon. Education: Graduated Burlington High School, 1971; Southeastern Community College, 1974; B.A., Iowa Wesleyan College, 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Military service: Iowa Army National Guard. Activities: Special education teacher, Burlington Community High School. Member: Burlington Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Geode Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, and Oak Street Baptist Church. Term: Second.

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State Representative
Democrat
Teacher
Des Moines
72
01/12/1987 - 01/08/1989
60

Born on March 29, 1953, in Des Moines County, Iowa, son of Meril and Marie Cohoon. Graduated from Burlington High School, 1971; Southeastern Community College, 1974; Iowa Wesleyan College, B.A., 1977; graduate work, University of Iowa. Special Education teacher, Burlington Community High School. Served in Iowa Army National Guard. Member: Burlington Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, Geode Education Association, Des Moines County District Central Committee, Oak Street Baptist Church. First term.

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