David Jacoby

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David Jacoby
Dave Jacoby - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 30th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Dick Myers
Personal details
Born 1956 (age 60–61)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lynette
Children Ellie, Anna
Alma mater University of Northern Iowa
Occupation Small Business Owner, Dave's Resale
Religion Catholic
Website Jacoby's website

David "Dave" Jacoby (born 1956) is the Iowa State Representative from the 30th District.[1] A Democrat, he has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2003, when he was elected in a special election following the resignation of Dick Myers.[2]

Jacoby currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Appropriations committee; the Human Resources committee; the State Government committee; and the Commerce committee, where he is chair.

Jacoby was re-elected in 2006 with 9,639 votes, running unopposed.[3]

Early life and education[edit]

Jacoby was born and raised in Marion, Iowa. He graduated from Marion High School and later obtained his B.A. from the University of Northern Iowa.[4]


Jacoby is the son of George and Millie Jacoby. He is married to his wife Lynette and together they have two daughters, Ellie and Anna.[4]


Outside politics Jacoby is a small business owner. His business, Dave's Resale, works in estate sales.[4]


Jacoby is a member of the following organizations:

  • Carpenter’s Local 1260
  • Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Youth Leadership Program Board
  • Alternative School Committee
  • Empowerment Board
  • Juvenile Justice Committee
  • St Thomas More Catholic Church[4]


  1. ^ https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/legislator/legislatorAllYears?personID=320
  2. ^ August 26, 2003 House District 30 Special Election
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2007. Retrieved September 19, 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Dave Jacoby". Iowa House Democrats. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Dick Myers
30th District
2003 – present
Succeeded by