Jerry Behn

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
87
01/09/2017 - 01/13/2019
24

Term

Serving sixth term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa Farm Bureau, National Federation of Independent Business, NRA, and the Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Ames. Resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife, Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
86
01/12/2015 - 01/08/2017
24

Term

Serving fifth term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa Farm Bureau, the National Federation of Independent Business, the NRA, and Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Ames. Resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife, Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and six grandchildren.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
85
01/14/2013 - 01/11/2015
24

Term

Serving fifth term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa Farm Bureau, the National Federation of Independent Business, the NRA, and Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Ames. Resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife, Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and six grandchildren.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
84
01/10/2011 - 01/13/2013
24

Term

Serving fourth term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa Farm Bureau, the National Federation of Independent Business, the NRA, and Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Ames. Resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife, Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and four grandchildren.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
83
01/12/2009 - 01/09/2011
24

Term

Serving fourth term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Iowa Farm Bureau, the National Federation of Independent Business, the NRA, and Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Ames. Resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and three grandchildren.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
82
01/08/2007 - 01/11/2009
24

Term

Serving third term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Farm Bureau, and Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1954 in Ames. Resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and one grandchild.

Information from State Historical Society of Iowa resources
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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
81
01/10/2005 - 01/07/2007
24

Term

Serving third term in Senate.

Profession

Farmer.

Education

Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone.

Memberships and Activities

Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Farm Bureau, Iowa Corn Growers, and Iowa Soybean Association.

Birth and Residence

Born in Ames, raised in Boone County, and resides in Boone.

Family Members

Wife Dennise; two sons, two daughters, and one grandchild.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
80
01/13/2003 - 01/09/2005
24

Farmer. Born in Ames and raised in Boone County. Resides in Boone. Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone. Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry and Farm Bureau. Wife Dennise; two sons and two daughters. Serving second term in Senate.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
79
01/08/2001 - 01/12/2003
40

Farmer. Born in Ames and raised in Boone County. Resides in Boone. Graduated from United Community Schools near Boone. Former county supervisor. Member of Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Farm Bureau, Iowa Corn Growers, and Iowa Soybean Association. Wife Demise; two sons, two daughters, one grandchild. Serving third term in Senate.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
78
01/11/1999 - 01/07/2001
40

Birth: January 31, 1954, Boone County. Parents: Ernest and Marvel Behn. Education: Graduate of United Community High School, Boone. Spouse: Dennise Sheehan, 1974. Children; 2 daughters, Heather and Jennifer; 2 sons, Jason and Chad. Profession and Activities: Farmer, Boone County Supervisor, 1995-96. Member: Farm Bureau, Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Trinity Lutheran Church, Boone CFM. Term: Second.

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State Senator
Republican
Bills & Committees
Farmer/Agribusiness
Boone
77
01/13/1997 - 01/10/1999
40

Birth: January 31, 1954, Boone County. Parents: Ernest and Marvel Behn. Education: Graduate of United Community High School, Boone. Spouse: Dennise Sheehan, 1974. Children: 2 daughters, Heather and Jennifer; 2 sons, Jason and Chad. Profession and Activities: Farmer, Boone County Supervisor, 1995-96. Member: Farm Bureau, Iowa Association of Business and Industry, Trinity Lutheran Church, Boone CFM. Term: First.

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