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Jeffrey Allen Kaufmann

Jeffrey Allen Kaufmann, American state legislator, history educator. Chautauqua participant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1989-1990; text reviewer West Public Company, St. Paul, 1992, 95; guest speaker Muscatine Community College, Coloquium, 1991-1992; cooperative teacher St. Ambrose University, Davenport, 1988, 90. Recipient Chancellor's award, Eastern Iowa. Community College District, 1996, Muscatine County Outstanding Teacher award, 2005.

Background

  • Kaufmann, Jeffrey Allen was born on January 9, 1963 in Muscatine, Iowa, United States. Son of Freeman Harry and Ruby Florence (Whitmer) Kaufmann.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1985. Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 2000.

    Career

    • Science and social science teacher St. Paul's School, Davenport, Iowa, 1988-1990. From part-time instructor to professor Muscatine Community College, since 1988. Owner, manager livestock herd family farm Wilton, since 1981.

      President Wilton Community School District, 2001—2004. Member District 79 Iowa House of Representatives, Des Moines, since 2004, minority leader, 2007—2008, assistant minority leader. Panelist Leadership Muscatine program, 1993.

      Co-facilitator Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development program, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Chautauqua participant University Iowa, Iowa City, 1989-1990. Text reviewer West Public Company, St. Paul, 1992, 95. Guest speaker Muscatine Community College, Coloquium, 1991-1992.

      Cooperative teacher St. Ambrose University, Davenport, 1988, 90.

    Works

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Vice president Cedar County History Society, Tipton, 1990-1992, president, since 1991. Clerk Sugar Creek Township, Wilton, since 1990. Delegate Cedar County Republican Convention, Tipton, 1992, 96.

    Political commentator for local radio station, since 1996. Member National Education Association, Iowa Global Educators Association, Cedar County Genealogical Society, National Heritage Association, Pheasants Forever, Friends of America Legion.

    Personality

    Interests

    Canoeing, volleyball, water-skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Victoria Sue Wing, November 3, 1984. Children: Robert Freeman, Curtis Warren (deceased), H. Jacob Henry, Johnathan Warren.
    • father: Freeman Harry Kaufmann
    • mother: Ruby Florence (Whitmer) Kaufmann
    • spouse: Victoria Sue Wing
    • children: Robert Freeman Kaufmann
    • Curtis Warren Kaufmann (deceased)
    • H. Jacob Henry Kaufmann
    • Johnathan Warren Kaufmann
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    Born January 9, 1963
    (age 53)
    • 1985
      University Iowa
    • 1990
      University Iowa
    • 1988 - 1990
      Science and social science teacher, St. Paul's School
      Davenport, Iowa, United States
    • 1988
      from part-time instructor, to professor Muscatine Community College
    • 2001 - 2004
      president, Wilton Community School District
    • 2004
      member, District 79 Iowa House of Representatives
      Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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