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religion educator

James Edwards Jones, Sr., American religion educator. Member New haven Board Education, 1975-1979; Islamic chaplain New Haven Jail, since 1980. Member National Training Laboratories Institute, Association Muslim Social Scientists.

Background

Sr., James Edwards Jones, was born on April 9, 1946 in Baltimore. Son of Temple and Rosemary (King) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Hampton University, 1968. Master of Arts in Religion, Yale University, 1983. Doctor of Ministry, Hartford Seminary, 1989.

Career

Executive director Black Coalition of Greater New haven, 1974-1979. Associate director NARCO Incorporated, New York Haven, 1968-1973. Director, associate professor New Hampshire College, 1979-1989.

Educational coordinator Advanced Package Tool Foundation, Yale University, 1989-1990. Associate professor world religions/African studies Manhattanville College, Purchase, New York, since 1990. Consultant New Haven Housing authority, since 1999.

Al Bashaer Schools, Cairo, since 1998.

Membership

Member New haven Board Education, 1975-1979. Islamic chaplain New Haven Jail, since 1980. Member National Training Laboratories Institute, Association Muslim Social Scientists.

Connections

Married Emma Pettway, October 1976 (divorced May 1994). Children: James Junior, John, Tracy, Malik. Married Matiniah Yahya, September 11, 1995.

Children: Shakur, Abdul-Nur, Mustaffah, Khabirah, Muhammad, Abdul Hakim, Haneefah, Ibraheem.

father:
Temple Jones

mother:
Rosemary (King) Jones

spouse:
Emma Pettway

spouse:
Matiniah Yahya

child:
James Junior Sr.

child:
John Sr.

child:
Tracy Sr.

child:
Malik Sr.

child:
Shakur Sr.

child:
Abdul-Nur Sr.

child:
Mustaffah Sr.

child:
Khabirah Sr.

child:
Muhammad Sr.

child:
Abdul Hakim Sr.

child:
Haneefah Sr.

child:
Ibraheem Sr.