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Mark Kuhn

Mark A. Kuhn was the Iowa State Representative from the 14th District.

Background

  • Kuhn, Mark was born on September 10, 1950 in Charles City, Iowa, United States.

  • Career

    • He served in the Iowa House of Representatives from 1999 through 2011. Kuhn currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House: the Agriculture committee. The Environmental Protection committee.

      Rebuild Iowa/Disaster Recovery Committee. The Public Safety committee. And the Appropriations committee, where he is the vice chair.

      He also serves as chair of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee. Kuhn lives just outside Charles City, Iowa, on his farm, where he maintains a one-court tennis facility dubbed the All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club, which was featured in an issue of TENNIS Magazine. Kuhn has decided to retire from the Iowa House and not run in the 2010 election.

      Instead Kuhn will run for an open seat on the Floyd County Board of Supervisors. Kuhn is the son of Max, a farmer, and Helen, a school teacher. Kuhn grew up on his family's farm and graduated from Charles City High School in 1968.

      He received his BS in history and his teaching certificate from Iowa State University. After graduating college, Kuhn moved back home to work on the family farm. Outside politics Kuhn has worked on the Kuhn family grain farm for 34 years.

      He has also worked as a substitute teacher for fifteen years. Foster Grandparents Advisory CommitteeFree Our Communities of Unhealthy Substances CouncilMental Health Center of North IowaSecond Judicial District Department of Correctional ServicesFloyd County Agricultural Development AuthorityCharles City Area Development Corporation. Northern Prairie Regional Economic Development CorporationIowa’s Center for Agricultural Safety and Health Advisory CommitteeFloyd County Water Quality Coordinating Committee.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Views

    Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.

    Membership

    Kuhn is or has been a member of the following organizations:.

    Connections

    • Married Denise Davin. Children: Mason, Alex.
    Mark Kuhn
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    Born September 10, 1950
    (age 67)