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John Kenneth Jolley, American researcher, consultant. Certified national investigator, 1988. Child Welfare grantee National Institutes of Health, 1969; recipient Certified Recognition for Volunteer Work award Metropolitan Program Committee Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980.


Jolley, John Kenneth was born on December 4, 1945 in New York City. Son of Willie Lee and Bertha (Holloway) Jolley.


Bachelor of Science in Sociology, North Carolina Agricultural & Technology State University, Greensboro, 1968. Master of Social Welfare, University Wisconsin, 1971. Certified training program design and evaluation, University Pittsburgh, 1976.

Certified training small business management, accounting, fin, University Pittsburgh, 1980.


Survey research coordinator community development project, Center for Institutional Development and Research, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1972;researcher, Washington University, St. Louis, 1973;research associate, lecturer, Institute for Urban Research Howard U., Washington, 1974-1975;research assistant, District of Columbia Public School System, Washington, 1976-1977;program analyst, Department Employment Superior vena cava syndrome, Pittsburgh, 1979;research assistant, Consad Research Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1980-1981;operation research analyst, Metropolitan Police Department, Washington, 1981-1988;assistant lottery operating officer, District of Columbia Lottery & Charitable Games Control Board, Washington, 1988;data manager, Howard U. College Maryland., Washington, 1991-1992;director police operations, Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, Washington, 1992-1993;program specialist Administration Children & Families, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, since 1993. Assistant professor department sociology and social services North Carolina Agricultural & Technology StateU., Greensboro, 1971-1972. Program analyst Community Rels.

Social Development Commission, Milwaukee, 1970-1971. Student counselor, supervisor Upward Bound North Carolina.Agrl. and Technology State University, Greensboro, summer, 1968. Substitute teacher.Greensboro Public School System, 1969.

Public relations specialist and supervisor Department Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, New York City, summer, 1964-1971,Department Recreation, Goldsboro, North Carolina, summer, 1962-1963. Lecturer and cons.in field.


Youth counselor supervisor Give Youth a Chance, Milwaukee, 1969-1971. Program developer, planning advisor Wisconsin Upper Michigan Senate the Lutheran Church in American, Milwaukee, 1969-1971. Chairman evaluation and research program committee Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Pittsburgh, 1979-1981.

Board directors Greensboro Association Poor People, 1971-1972, Greensboro Day Care Center, 1971-1972. Board directors Washington Regional United Way, since 1988. Awards committee local chapter National Association of Social Workers, St. Louis, 1973.

President search committee George Warren Brown School Social Work, 1973-1974. Member National Conference on Social Welfare, National Planners Association, Data Management Association Clinical Pharmacology.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, chess, swimming, horseback riding, fishing.


Married Linda Lowery, September 21, 1968 (divorced 1975). 1 child, Erica Nichole. Married Jena Oliva York, August 4, 1979.

Children: Janelle York, Jonathan Lloyd.