Representative Jerry A. Kearns View All Years
Serving third term in House.
Retired industrial electrician, Henniges Automotive, Keokuk. Currently employed as a staff representative for the United Steelworkers Union, AFL-CIO.
Graduated from Wyaconda (Missouri) High School, and Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship/four-year Journeyman Program with certification.
Served 1965–1969 in the United States Air Force.
Memberships and Activities
Served 18 years on the Lee County Board of Supervisors. Member of Trinity United Methodist Church, University of Iowa Labor Advisory Committee, American Legion, Elks Club, Lee County Democratic Central Committee, Lee County Labor Council, 50 year member of the United Rubber/Steel Workers Union, and a member of and volunteer with various other community and service organizations.
Birth and Residence
Born in 1944 and raised on a farm in Clark County, Missouri. Resides in Keokuk.
Wife, Diane; two sons and seven grandchildren.