Representative John R. Whitaker View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 80 (2003)
81 (2005)
82 (2007) - 83 (2009)
Home County: Van Buren
John R. Whitaker
Van Buren County
Farmer and Van Buren County supervisor. Born in Keosauqua. Raised and resides in Hillsboro. Received two B.S. degrees in animal science and ag education from Iowa State University. Served on County Board of Supervisors for 10 years and served as president of the Iowa Farmers Union. Former chair of the Van Buren County Democrats. Member of Belmont Masonic Lodge in Hillsboro, Keosauqua Rotary Club, and agricultural working group of the Vision 2010 Board. Member of Hillsboro Baptist Church. Wife Lorrie; two sons and one daughter. Serving first term in House.