Representative Dolores M. Mertz View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 10/18/2022
Birth Place: Bancroft, IA
Birth County: Kossuth
Birth Country: USA
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 73 (1989)
74 (1991)
75 (1993)
76 (1995)
77 (1997)
78 (1999)
79 (2001)
80 (2003)
81 (2005)
82 (2007) - 83 (2009)
Home County: Kossuth
Dolores M. Mertz
Kossuth County
Farm owner and operator. Born and raised in Bancroft. Resides in Ottosen. Graduated from St. John's High School. Received A.A. from Briar Cliff College. Served on Kossuth County Board of Supervisors, ISAC, Steering Committee, past state regent of the Catholic Daughters, past president of Council of Catholic Women, Sioux City Diocese, secretary of Great Lakes Economic Development Corporation, vice president of District II Elected Officials. Chairman of National Health Care Task Force for ALEC. Member of Farm Bureau, BPW of Humboldt, Soroptimist International, Governor's Ag Studies Council, DNR Farm Advisory Board, Algona-West Bend Drama Club. Serves as secretary of American Legislative Executive Council. Spouse H.P. (deceased); two sons, five daughters, eleven grandchildren and one great grandchild. Serving eighth term in House.