Jon Jacobsen >> Biography (House District 22)

103 Ehrig Avenue
Treynor, Iowa 51575

Capitol: (515) 281.3221

DOB: 3/20/1961
Spouse: Debra



Jacobsen is serving his first term in the Iowa House after recently winning a special election.

Jacobsen is a Senior Trust Officer and Vice President at Security National Bank in Council Bluffs.  He previously served as a Senior Vice President at Treynor State Bank for 11 years and holds a law degree from the University of Iowa.  Jacobsen also co-hosted the weekly radio program, “You Ain’t Heard Nothing”, heard on Saturday mornings on KMA radio.  For that work, he received 11 awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association.

Jacobsen has a long history of community involvement, and has served as a member of the Council Bluffs Mercy Hospital Charitable Council, Treynor Optimists, President of the Cathedral Arts Project (a program to bring free access to fine arts to the public), Iowa Right to Life Committee, St. Albert’s liaison to the Catholic Schools Educational Board, Co-Chair of Boy Scouts of America Capital Campaign, Troop Committeeman for local Troop #729, President of the Council Bluffs Estate Planning Council, and member of the Grist Mill Theatre in Macedonia.

He has also been a long-time active member of the Pottawattamie County Republican Central Committee, served as moderator for Senate and Congressional debates, and as chair, delegate, and parliamentarian for Pottawattamie County Republican conventions.


Jacobsen has been married to his wife, Debra, for 29 years, and they are members of St. Cecilia’s Cathedral Church.  They have 3 grown children, Gerard, Peter and wife Hayley, and Jamie.