Robert Bacon (Iowa politician)

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Robert Bacon
Robert Bacon - Official Portrait - 84th GA.jpg
84th General Assembly portrait (2011)
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives
from the 48th[1] district
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded by Chip Baltimore
Member of the Iowa Senate
from the 5th[2] district
In office
January 10, 2011 – January 13, 2013
Preceded by Rich Olive
Succeeded by Daryl Beall
Personal details
Born 1955 (age 61–62)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Carol
Children 4
Residence Sioux City, Iowa
Occupation Funeral director, Legislator
Religion Christian

Robert "Rob" Bacon (born 1955)[3] is a Republican politician and legislator from the state of Iowa. He was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 2012 to represent the 48th district.[4] He was previously elected to the Iowa Senate in 2010 to represent District 5, which serves Wright, Hamilton, and Story Counties.[5][6] Bacon was born in Chicago[7] and his hometown is Maxwell, Iowa.


Bacon is married to Carol, and together they have four children.[8]

Professional experience[edit]

Bacon is a licensed funeral director, and has been managing funeral homes since 1983.[6][9] He is the owner of Bacon Funeral Homes.[8]

Current legislative committees[edit]

Bacon has been a member of the following legislative committees:

  • Economic Growth/Rebuild Iowa, Member
  • Human Resources, Member
  • Local Government, Member
  • Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Joint Appropriations), Member
  • Veterans Affairs, Member[8]

Political experience[edit]

Bacon has had the following political experience:

  • Representative, Iowa State House of Representatives, 2013–present
  • Senator, Iowa State Senate, 2011–2013
  • City Council member, Freemont
  • City Council member, Maxwell[8]


  1. ^ "Historical Information: House District 48". Iowa Legislature. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Historical Information: Senate District 5". Iowa Legislature. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rob Bacon". Iowa Legislature. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
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  5. ^ Iowa State Legislature
  6. ^ a b
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ a b c d "Senator Robert Bacon's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 19, 2012. 
  9. ^ Robert Bacon – Iowa Senate

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