Birth: February 19, 1932, Norwalk. Parents: Chris P. and Lila Sorensen. Education: Graduate of North High School, Des Moines. Attended Bible College, Chicago, Illinois. Life insurance L.U.T.C. Military service: U.S. Army Engineers, Korean Conflict. Spouse: JoAnn Jeffries, 1951. Children: 1 daughter: Rhonda; 2 sons: Kevin and Eric. Grandchildren: 6. Profession and Activities: Owner/operator of Hancock House Bed and Breakfast, Boone. Past president, Iowa State Association of Counties and Iowa State Association of County Auditors. Boone County auditor, 1977-1991. Member: VFW, Boone/Greene Camp, Gideons International. Vice chair: First Evangelical Free Church, Boone; and Boone Chamber of Commerce. Elected to Iowa Senate in special election, December 1991. Term: First.