Representative James L. Van Engelenhoven View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 9/20/2021
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 78 (1999)
79 (2001)
80 (2003)
81 (2005)
82 (2007)
83 (2009) - 84 (2011)
Home County: Mahaska
James L. Van Engelenhoven
Marion County


Serving fourth term in House.




Graduated from Oskaloosa High School.

Military Service

Iowa Air National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Former Mahaska County supervisor. 4-H board and church board. Member of Farm Bureau, Iowa Corn Growers Association, Iowa Soybean Association, and Marion County Pheasants Forever.

Birth and Residence

Born and raised near Oskaloosa. Resides near Pella.

Family Members

Wife Carol; one son.