John W. Beard

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John Beard
John W. Beard - Official Portrait - 83rd GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 16th district
In office
Personal details
Born (1951-11-04) November 4, 1951 (age 65)
Decorah, Iowa
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Rojene
Residence Decorah, Iowa

John W. Beard (born November 4, 1951 in Decorah, Iowa)[1] is a Democratic politician, representing the 16th District in the Iowa House of Representatives since 2008. Beard lost his campaign for re-election to Bob Hager in 2010. Beard is currently the Democratic candidate for Senate District 28, which after redistricting, included part of the old House District 16. The Senate seat does not have an incumbent.

Early life and education[edit]

Beard was raised in Bedminster, New Jersey. He attended Rutgers University and the University of Miami.[1]


Along with being a politician, Beard is also the owner and operator of Beard Welding and Machine.[1]


He is a member in the following organizations:


Beard is married to his wife RoJene and together they have two sons, a daughter, and two grandchildren.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "John W. Beard". The Iowa Legislature. Retrieved 15 November 2013. 

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