Lance Horbach

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Lance J. Horbach
Lance J. Horbach - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 40th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Bryan Sievers
Personal details
Born (1958-02-14) February 14, 1958 (age 60)
Grundy Center, Iowa
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Jody
Children 4 children
Residence Tama, Iowa
Website Horbach's website

Lance J. Horbach (born February 14, 1958 in Grundy Center, Iowa) is the Iowa State Representative from the 40th District. He has served in the Iowa House of Representatives since 1998.

Horbach currently serves on several committees in the Iowa House - the Economic Growth committee; the Judiciary committee; and the Labor committee, where he is the ranking member. He also serves on the Justice System Appropriations Subcommittee. His prior political experience includes serving as a Tama County Zoning Commissioner from 1996-1998.

A Republican, Horbach was re-elected in 2006 with 6,249 votes (55%), defeating Democratic opponent Sharon Owens.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Horbach was raised in Tama-Toeldo. He graduated from South Tama High School and received his BS from Iowa State University.


Outside politics Horbach works for the Independent Insurance Services in Marshalltown, Iowa.[2] He began working here in 2000 and is in charge of managing the IIS Nursing Home Program.[3]


He is a member of the following organizations:

  • Eagles Club
  • Lions Club
  • Farm Bureau[4]


Horbach is married to his wife Jody and together they have four children: Amy, Kendra, Melissa and Nick. They also have five grandchildren.[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2009-08-24. 
  2. ^ "Tama's Rep. Lance Horbach announces retirement". WCF Courier. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Lance Horbach". Insure Central Iowa. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Lance J. Horbach". The Iowa Legislature. Retrieved 10 December 2013. 

External links[edit]

Iowa House of Representatives
Preceded by
Bill Brand
60th District
1998 – 2002
Succeeded by
Libby Jacobs
Preceded by
Bryan Sievers
40th District
2002 – present
Succeeded by