Representative Jo Oldson View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Assemblies Served:
House: 80 (2003) - 89 (2021)
Home County: Polk
Jo Oldson
Polk County


Serving eighth term in House.


Former First Deputy Insurance Commissioner and former advisor to Governor Tom Vilsack.


Graduated from Eagle Grove Community High School. Received B.A. and J.D. from Drake University.

Memberships and Activities

Past president of Young Women’s Resource Center Board of Directors. Past member of Des Moines Pastoral Counseling Center Board of Directors. Fundraiser for United Way. Member of Plymouth Congregational Church. Volunteer at Des Moines Public Schools.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1956 in Eagle Grove. Resides in Des Moines.

Family Members

Husband, Brice Oakley.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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