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Editor , special assistant to attorney general

Mark Perrin Jones, III, American special assistant to attorney general, editor. Recipient Freedom of Information award Arkansas Press Association, 1995; named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Arkansas Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1965.


III, Mark Perrin Jones, was born on January 19, 1932 in Searcy, Arkansas, United States. Son of Mark Perrin Jones Junior and Jamie Amanda (Baugh) Young.


Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Arkansas, 1953. Master of Arts in Government, University Arkansas, 1954.


Editor The Daily Citizen, Searcy, 1954-1983, editor emeritus, since 1983. Adjunct professor University Central Arkansas, Conway, 1984-1989, Arkansas State University, Beebe, 1985-1987. Candidate Lieutenant Governor, Arkansas, 1990.

Special assistant to attorney general Attorney General' General’ s Office, Little Rock, since 1991.


Vice president Arkansas Constitutional Convention, Little Rock, 1969-1970. Member State Board Education, Little Rock, 1959-1968, State Board Higher Education, Little Rock, 1986-1992. Member National Association State Boards of Education (life), Arkansas Consistory, Shriners, Masons, Rotary (Paul Harris fellow 1982).


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1 child, Mark Perrin IV. Married Anna Lee McGill, July 28, 1970 (divorced July 1993). Children: Lana Lee Clark, Rodger Willis Duncan.

Married Ann Barton Steves. 1 child, Thomas Steves.

Mark Perrin Jones Young Junior

Jamie Amanda (Baugh) Young

Anna Lee McGill

Ann Barton Steves

Mark Perrin IV III

Rodger Willis Duncan III

Lana Lee Clark III

Thomas Steves III