Meet Our Members – Dan Huseman

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Representative Dan Huseman just finished serving his eleventh term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 3rd District, which includes Cherokee and Sheldon.

Rep. Huseman is the Chairman of the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Capitals budget subcommittee, and also serves on the Appropriations, Natural Resources, and Transportation committees.

Dan was elected to the House in 1994.  Dan was born on June 28, 1952, in Cherokee, Iowa. His father, Dorrel, and mother, Myrna, were farmers. Dan grew up in a large family with five brothers and sisters.

He grew up on the family farm in Cherokee County and attended Aurelia grade school. He graduated in 1970 from Aurelia High School. Following high school, Dan graduated from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake in 1974.

After college, Dan married his wife, Barbara, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aurelia. They have three grown children; all three remain in Iowa – Neil – Sioux City, Amy – Iowa Falls and Erin – Des Moines.

Dan is very active at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Currently, he serves on the Board of Discipleship. He is the former Congregational Vice-President, Chairman of Christian Education, Youth and Welfare Committee and Finance Secretary.

When not working on the family farm, Dan is active in the Cherokee Chamber of Commerce, the Iowa Farm Bureau, Pork Producers, Cattlemen’s Association, Soybean Association, Corn Growers and Aurelia Kiwanis.

To contact Dan, you can email him at dan.huseman@legis.iowa.gov.

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