Representative Eric J. Palmer View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 82 (2007) - 83 (2009)
Home County: Mahaska
Eric J. Palmer
Mahaska County


Serving second term in House.




Graduate of William Penn University and Drake Law School.

Memberships and Activities

Served two terms on the Oskaloosa City Council. Former judicial magistrate. Member, elder, and past treasurer and deacon of First Christian Church/Disciples of Christ. Past president of the Oskaloosa Kiwanis Club and treasurer of the Nelson Trust. Former member of Hospice Board, Mahaska and Poweshiek County Democrats, Oskaloosa Chamber and Development Group, Grinnell Chamber of Commerce, and post master of Council Lodge #644 in Oskaloosa. Former board member of Oskaloosa Municipal Housing Agency, Red Cross, William Penn University Alumni Board, Kids Korner, Mahaska County Sesquicentennial Commission, and former state legal counsel for Jaycees.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1960 in Oskaloosa. Resides in Oskaloosa.

Family Members

Wife Laurie; four children.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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