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E. Sumo Jones

minister labor Liberia

E. Sumo Jones, former minister labor Liberia. Served as major Armed Forces Liberia.; Member American Association Criminology (Distinguished Service award 1968), World Police Congress (president 1967-1974), International Association Chiefs Police, Latin American Federation Police (honorary), American Biographical Research Institute Association (deputy life governor).

Background

Jones, E. Sumo was born on July 24, 1934 in Kiliwu, Liberia. Son of Kazelleebah and Krubo Qua Qus.

Education

Bachelor, University Liberia, 1955. Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1963. Doctor Humanities, Philathea College, 1968.

Commissioner, Immigration, Naturalization Government Liberia, Monrovia, 1965-1971, also deputy attorney general. Superintendent Lofa County, Monrovia, 1971-1975. Deputy minister Ministry Commerce Liberia, 1976-1979.

Member Liberian Senate, 1979-1980. Deputy minister Foreign Ministry Liberia, 1981. Minister commerce, 1981-1982.

Minister labor, since 1982. Managing director National Port Authority, 1984. President, 1st Urban Transport Class, Economic Development Institute, World Bank, Washington, 1976.

Chairman board Air Liberia, 1981-1983. Chairman National Informatics Centre Guidelines and Revision Commission, 1982. Chairman governing council W. African Insurance Institute, 1981-1983.

Chairman government high power delegate to Soviet Union, 1982. Attorney-at-law Sumoco Law Firm, Monrovia. President Sumoco Law Enforcement and Security Consultant Inc., Sumoco Export and Import Corporation, Monrovia.

Career

Minister commerce, 1981-1982. Minister labor, since 1982. Chairman board Air Liberia, 1981-1983.

Chairman National Informatics Centre Guidelines and Revision Commission, 1982. Chairman governing council W. African Insurance Institute, 1981-1983. Chairman government high power del.

Works

  • Author: Courts and Trials in the Republic of Liberia as related to Law Enforcement and the Treatment of Criminals, 1968.

Membership

Served as major Armed Forces Liberia. Member American Association Criminology (Distinguished Service award 1968), World Police Congress (president 1967-1974), International Association Chiefs Police, Latin American Federation Police (honorary), American Biographical Research Institute Association (deputy life governor). Clubs: Lofa County Association (vice president since 1979), Crown 18 Inc.

(president 1970-1972).

Connections

Married Lovest E. George, March 3, 1960. Children: Eula, Suan, Sonie, Gloria, Esther, Ellen, E. Sumo, Alvin Zaza.

father:
Kazelleebah Qus

mother:
Krubo Qua Qus

spouse:
Lovest E. George

children:
Eula Jones

Suan Jones

Sonie Jones

Gloria Jones

Esther Jones

Ellen Jones

E. Sumo Jones

Alvin Zaza Jones