Senator Dennis Black View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
Senate: 76 (1995) - 85 (2013)
House: 70 (1983)
71 (1985)
72 (1987)
73 (1989)
74 (1991) - 75 (1993)
Home County: Jasper
Dennis Black
Jasper County
Retired conservationist. Born and raised in Randolph, NE. Resides in Grinnell. Received B.S. in forest management and M.S. in natural resource economics from Utah State University. Member of board of directors of Iowa Peace Institute, board of directors of Terrace Hill Society, Izaak Walton League, Iowa Sister State -Taiwan Committee. Recipient of "Conservationist of the Year" 1992, awarded by the National Wildlife Federation. Wife Faun; two sons, one daughter, and three grandchildren. Served six terms in House, serving third term in Senate.