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Luther Griffin Jones,, American city official. Recipient First United States Army Equal Employment Opportunity award, 1970. President United Way, Corpus Christi, 1977.

Background

Jones,, Luther Griffin was born on June 18, 1916 in McCrory, Arkansas, United States. Son of Luther Griffin Senior and Nannie Pearl (Porter) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1961. Master of Arts, George Washington University, 1963.

Career

Various positions in retail and wholesale sales, Newport, Arkansas, 1934-1942. Assistant signalman Missouri Pacific Railway, Little Rock, 1942. Commissioned private United States Army, 1942, advanced through grades to colonel, 1964, retired, 1971.

Vice president, senior vice president Mercantile National Bank, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1971-1978. Mayor City of Corpus Christi, 1979-1987. President Texas Municipal League, Austin, 1984.

Member advisory board National League Cities, Washington, since 1984.

Membership

President United Way, Corpus Christi, 1977.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf; traveling.

Connections

Married Neva Jean Lawrence, June 18, 1938 (divorced October 1981). Children– Jean, Griffin, Drue. Married Dorothy McIntosh Sheehan, February 13, 1982.

father:
Luther Griffin Senior Jones,

mother:
Nannie Pearl (Porter) Jones,

spouses:
Neva Jean Lawrence

Dorothy McIntosh Sheehan

children:
Jean Jones,

Griffin Jones,

Drue Jones,