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 seventeenth term in House.


Retired teacher.


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

Military Service

Served six years in Iowa Army National Guard.

Memberships and Activities

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

Birth and Residence

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

Family Members

Wife, Sue; three stepchildren (one deceased); seven stepgrandchildren.