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Kenneth Merle Jones was American rehabilitation services professional. Licensed professional counselor, Idaho. Named National Vandal Booster of Year, University Idaho Vandal Boosters, 1999.


Jones, Kenneth Merle was born on May 9, 1937 in Glenns Ferry, Idaho, United States. Son of Frank Cassius and C. Virginia (Parker) Jones.


Bachelor of Science in Education, University Idaho, 1969. Master of Education, University Idaho, 1975. Certified, University San Francisco, 1972.


Vocational trainer Idaho State School and Hospital, Nampa, Idaho, 1969-1972. Executive director Vocational Development center, Boise, 1972-1973. Facility supervisor Idaho Vocational Rehabilitation, 1973-1976, chief field services, 1976-1986, chief management service, 1986-1997, chief field services, 1997-1999, retired, 1999.

Consultant Committee on Acreditation Rehabilitation Facilities, Tucson, 1972-1974. Board directors Development Disabilities Council, Boise, 1976-1980. Appointed by governor state director International Year of Disabled, Boise, 1980.


President Mayors Committee on Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Boise, 1989-1990, 94, 95. Boise liaison National Organization Disability, 1989-1993. National board directors University Idaho Vandal Boosters.

With United States Army, 1959-1962. Member National Rehabilitation Association (president local chapter 1983, 89, president pacific region 1992), National Rifle Association Administration Association (national board directors 1995-1997, Professional of Year 1989, Meritorious Service award 1996, Pacific Region President award).


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, flowers, hunting, fishing, golf, showing registered herefords.


Married N. Jeannette Sutton, September 30, 1962.