Representative Jerry A. Kearns View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 83 (2009) - 87 (2017)
Home County: Lee
Jerry A. Kearns
Lee County


Serving fourth 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.

Military Service

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.

Family Members

Wife, Diane; two sons and seven grandchildren.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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House District 83
86th GA (2015)
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86th GA (2015)