Waterloo Black Hawk County Democrat. Born April 24, 1939, in Waterloo. Son of James V. and the late Wilma Jackson. B.A. degree from State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls. Married Janet L. Norman of Waterloo in 1958. Parents of three daughters, Denise, Jacqueline and Stephanie. Head of science department, McKinstry Junior High School, Waterloo, Iowa. Member of Antioch Baptist Church, Waterloo. Member of Phi Sigma Epsilon, I.S.E.A., N.E.A., International Civitan, board member of Family Service League and N.A.A.C.P., past chancellor of Knights of Pythias, present grand lecturer. Serving first term.