Representative Dean Fisher View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 85 (2013) - 90 (2023)
Home County: Tama
Dean Fisher
Tama County


Serving fifth term in House.


Twenty-six years in the electronics industry as an engineer, engineering manager, and business manager (1978 – 2004). Farming (2004 – 2014) with a 100-head cow-calf operation. Presently starting a small Christmas tree farm.


Graduated from South Tama Community High School in 1975. Received bachelor’s degree in electronics engineering technology from DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago in 1978.

Memberships and Activities

Served as Indian Village Township clerk, precinct election chairman, and Republican Party county chairman. Appointed to the Tama County Pioneer Cemetery Board. Benefactor member of the National Rifle Association. Charter member of the American Motorcycle Association. Life member of the Iowa Firearms Coalition, Amateur Trapshooting Association of America, and Iowa State Trapshooting Association. Member of Farm Bureau, Tama County Cattlemen’s Association, Quilts of Valor, and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s Burgesses Society. Owns an Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship-recognized Heritage Farm that has been in the family since 1852. Hobbies are woodworking, trapshooting, genealogy, horticulture, hunting, model airplanes, quilting, and travel.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1956 in Garwin. Raised and resides in the rural Garwin and Montour area.

Family Members

Wife, Vicki.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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