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State legislator , History educator

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.

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

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: family history, book collecting, 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