Appointed to Nebraska Legislature: 2010; elected to Legislature 2012

Born Jan. 9, 1946, in Sioux City, Iowa.

Education: Graduate of Jackson District #5 K-8 “Timber School,” 1960; South Sioux City High School, 1964.

Family: Married Dee Boeckenhauer; four children: Christina Mundil, Charles Bloomfield, Beth Brader and Mark Bloomfield.

Occupation: Semi-retired farmer.

Former: Truck driver.

Military service: U.S. Army (1966-68); Vietnam veteran.

Member: Winside American Legion; Wayne County Republican Party (chairman)

Former member: Jackson School Board.

Read the Unicameral Update’s feature article on Sen. Bloomfield.