GOP: Meet Our Members – Larry Sheets

February 8, 2016


Representative Larry Sheets is currently serving his second term in the Iowa House.  He represents Iowa’s 80th District which includes Albia, Centerville, and Eddyville.

Rep. Sheets is the Vice Chairman of the Labor committee, and also serves on the Economic Growth, Environmental Protection, and Local Government committees, as well as the Economic Development budget subcommittee.

Before getting involved in politics, Larry started out his 34 year career as an engineer at AT&T Bell Laboratories. During these years, he also served as a member on the Moulton-Udell School Board, Judson University President’s Advisory Board, Hope Pregnancy Center Board, Indian Hills Sustainable Agriculture Advisory Board, as well as the Christian Education Chairman. He has received 16 US patents, along with accepting a conservation award for planting 120,000 trees on his farm. He and his wife, Carol, are raising eight children.

To contact Larry, you can email him at


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