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R. Dennis Jacobs (#47997536)
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Bio Photo The oldest son of Robert E. and Polly S. (Booth) Jacobs born April 19, 1952 in Burlington, IA was raised and attended schools in Galesburg, IL. Graduated from Galesburg High School in 1970 and then attended Carl Sandburg College. On June 10, 1972 married Jean K. Garland of Little York, IL at Little Cedar Presbyterian Church in Little York. Honorable Discharged U.S. military veteran serving 6 years in the Illinois Air National Guard. Worked for the Burlington Northern Railroad and later Amtrak as a Passenger Train Conductor. Retired in 2012 after 39 years of railroad service. Served his fellow United Transportation Union members as Local Chairman of UTU Local 1525 and as a charter member of the CRS railroad safety research and accident prevention program. Serves his community as a Deacon and member at First Presbyterian Church and as a Paul Harris Fellow and member of the Galesburg Noon Rotary Club. Jean and Dennis have 2 children, a son: James Robert ("Jamie") Jacobs, and a daughter: Emily Kay Jacobs and 4 grandsons: Carlin Joshua Parrish, Chase Robert Jacobs, Kyce Robert Jacobs, and Mekhai Amir Richardson.
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