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State legislator

Emil Jones, III, American state legislator. Active Task Force on Long Term Care, Morgan Park Civic League, Chicago; board director, 111th St. Young Men’s Christian Association, Roseland Hospital; Member National Black Caucus State Legislators, National Conference State Legislators, Knights of St. Peter Claver, Shriners.

Background

III, Emil Jones, was born on October 18, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Emil and Marilla (Mims) Jones.

Education

Associate in Business Administration, Loop College, Chicago, 1971. Attended, Roosevelt University.

Career

Precinct captain 21st Ward Regular Democratic Organization, Illinois, 1962—1970, secretary Young Democratic, 1963—1967, member executive board, 1965—1970. Secretary to alderman Chicago City Council, 1967—1973. Precinct captain 34th Regular Democratic Organization, 1971, executive secretary.

Member District 28 Illinois House of Representatives, Illinois, 1973—1983, assistant minority leader District 28, 1982. Former administrator Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity. Member District 14 Illinois State Senate, 1983—2009, senate democratic leader District 14, 1992—2002, president District 14, since 2003.

Chlorine engineer City of Chicago, 1964—1967. Member board directors Racine Courts Cooperative, since 1971, Stea, Inc., since 1973.

Membership

Active Task Force on Long Term Care, Morgan Park Civic League, Chicago. Board director, 111th St. Young Men’s Christian Association, Roseland Hospital. Member National Black Caucus State Legislators, National Conference State Legislators, Knights of St. Peter Claver, Shriners.

Connections

Married Patricia A. Sterling (deceased). Children: Debra Ann, Renee L., John M., Emil III. Married Lorrie Stone, November 19, 2005.

father:
Emil Jones

mother:
Marilla (Mims) Jones

spouses:
Patricia A. Sterling

Lorrie Stone

children:
Debra Ann III

Renee L. III

John M. III

Emil III