Representative Dennis M. Cohoon View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 72 (1987) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Des Moines
Dennis M. Cohoon
Des Moines County


Serving thirteenth term in House.


Retired teacher.


Graduated from Burlington High School. Received A.A. from Southeastern Community College, B.A. from Iowa Wesleyan College, and graduate courses in special education at the University of Iowa.

Military Service

Served six years in Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

Served on the Education Commission of the States. Member of First Christian Church, Burlington Education Association, Geode Education Association, Iowa State Education Association, and Des Moines County Democratic Central Committee.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1953 in Burlington. Raised and resides in Burlington.

Family Members

Wife, Sue; four stepchildren.