Representative Dennis Black View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 76 (1995) - 85 (2013)
House: 70 (1983) - 75 (1993)
Home County: Jasper
Dennis Black
Jasper County
Born December 18, 1939, near Randolph, Neb., the third child of Howard T. and Helen L. Axelson Black. Graduated Wausa High School, 1958. B.S., 1963, and M.S., 1965, both from Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Married Faun Stewart, 1963. Three children: Stewart, 1967; Steven, 1969; Anne Marie, 1972. Member, L.D.S. Church. Profession, director, Jasper County Conservation Board; past board member, Newton Community School District; Jasper County Soil Conservation District, commissioner; member, Izaak Walton League and Jasper County Farm Bureau. Recipient, 1980 "Grassroots Conservationist of the Year," Sierra Club of America. Recipient, 1982 "Conservation Employee of the Year," Iowa Association of County Conservation Boards. Recipient, 1984, "County Conservationist of the Year," Izaak Walton League of Iowa. Second term.