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Jane Greimann (Renner) papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/182

Scope and Content

This collection contains materials relating to Jane Greimann’s tenure in the House of Representatives of the Iowa Legislature. The papers include campaign correspondence and newspaper articles and editorials by Greimann’s campaign as well as by the campaigns of her opponents. The collection also includes drafts of bills for the House of Representatives


  • 1994-2004

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Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Use/Re-use Restrictions

Consult Special Collections and University Archives


Jane Renner was born January 25, 1942 in Klemme, Iowa to Chet and Ina Mae (Jarchow) Renner. She received her B.S. (1964) in textile and clothing and a teaching certificate (1980) from Iowa State University. She married Lowell Greimann (Chair, Iowa State University, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, 1990-2005) on June 7, 1964. They have three children: Chad, Amy, and Blair.

Greimann held numerous positions over the years. She was a seamstress and office worker in Boulder, Colorado. In San Antonio, Texas, Greimann worked with children in the Hispanic community and low-income adults. She also taught art, health, and family and consumer science at Nevada (Iowa) Junior High School for sixteen years. Greimann retired in 1998.

She served (1999-2004) in the House of Representatives of the Iowa Legislature for House District 45. In this capacity, Greimann belonged to numerous committees including public education funding, human services, environment, judicial, human resources, and natural resources. She was on the Mid-Iowa Community Action Board and Hawk-I-State Board.

Greimann actively volunteered in Ames, Iowa, including at the Collegiate Presbyterian Church, Ames Public Art, and the Education and Prevention Board of Youth and Shelter Services. She was also the President of the Local League of Women Voters and a Democratic caucus organizer.

Greimann passed away on February 4, 2006. She is interred in the Iowa State University Cemetery.


1.26 Linear Feet (3 document boxes)


This collection is organized Chronologically.

Processing Information

Released on 2018-11-01.

RS 21/7/182. Jane Greimann (Renner) papers, 1994-2004
April 2, 2019
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives Repository

403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Iowa State University
Ames Iowa 50011-2102 United States
(515) 294-6672