Representative James Donald Resnick View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 2/9/2007
Birth Place: Davenport, Iowa
Birth County: Scott
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 61 (1965)
Home County: Scott
James Donald Resnick
Scott County


JAMES D. RESNICK was born May 29, 1931 in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Carl and Afra Victoria (Geiger) Resnick. Jim married Joan Marie McNamara on June 30, 1956. He graduated from Davenport High School and earned a B.A. from St. Ambrose College in Davenport and a Masters in Chemistry from Iowa State University. Jim served with the U.S. Public Health Services from 1955-1957.

Jim served as a professor at St. Ambrose College, teaching for 17 years. He then worked for the City of Davenport, retiring as Director of the Waste Water Treatment Plant.

He was very sports-minded and participated in basketball, baseball, and bowling leagues for many years. Jim was a member of the Rotary Club of Davenport, the Water Environment Federation, and the Iowa Water Pollution Control Association. He was a member of the Holy Family Church where he served as Choir Director for many years.

A Democrat, Mr. Resnick was a member of the Sixty-first General Assembly. (1965-1966)

James D. Resnick died on February 9, 2007 at the age of 75.

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved By The House Of Representatives Of The Eighty­Second General Assembly Of Iowa, That in the passing of the Honorable James D. Resnick, the State has lost an honored citizen and a faithful and useful public servant, and the House by this Resolution would express its appreciation of his service.

Be It Further Resolved, That a copy of this Resolution be spread upon the Journal of the House, and that the Chief Clerk be directed to forward an enrolled copy to the family of the deceased.





House District 43
61st GA (1965)
Legislation Sponsored
61st GA (1965)