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Encyclopedia > Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Office: United States Representative, Ohio
Political party: Democrat
Term of office: 2000–Present
Preceded by: Louis Stokes
Succeeded by: Incumbent
Born: September 10, 1949
Cleveland, Ohio
Died:
Spouse: Mervyn L. Jones, Sr. (1950-2003), Married 1976

Stephanie Tubbs Jones (born September 10, 1949) is a Democratic politician who currently serves as a member of the United States House of Representatives, for the 11th District of Ohio. Her district encompasses the East Side of Cleveland and many of the eastern suburbs in Cuyahoga County including Euclid, Cleveland Heights, and Shaker Heights. The first African American woman to be elected to Congress from Ohio, she is generally characterized as a liberal Democrat. Image File history File links Stephanietubbsjones. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Louis Stokes (born February 23, 1925) is a Democratic politician from Ohio. ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Official website: www. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... September 10 is the 253rd day of the year (254th in leap years). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other one being the Republican Party. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... Currently represented by Stephanie Tubbs Jones since 1999. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Official website: www. ... Cuyahoga County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Euclid is a city located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. ... Cleveland Heights is a city located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. ... Shaker Heights is a city located in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of...

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Personal details

Born in Cleveland, Jones graduated from the city's public schools. She received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University, graduating with a degree in Social Work from the Flora Mather College in 1971. In 1974, she received her J.D. from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Case Western Reserve University is a private research university located in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. It was formed in 1967 by the federation of Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1880 by philanthropist Leonard Case Jr. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... J.D. redirects here; for alternative uses, see JD. Juris Doctor (J.D.) is awarded by American law schools as the first degree in law. ...


On November 27, 1976, she met and married Mervyn L. Jones, Sr. Together, they gave birth to Mervyn Leroy Jones, II. The couple remained married for 27 years until October 2, 2003, when Jones, Sr. passed away. November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1976 calendar). ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Early career

Jones was elected a municipal judge for Cleveland in 1981 and subsequently served on the Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County from 1983-1991. She then served as the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor from 1991 until resigning in early 1999, upon election to the House of Representatives. She was succeeded as prosecutor by William D. Mason. 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... William D. Mason is the prosecutor of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. ...


House of Representatives

In 1999, Jones was elected to the House of Representatives for the 11th District, succeeding Louis Stokes, brother of former Cleveland Mayor Carl B. Stokes, the first African American mayor of a major city. Jones is a co-chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. Some argue her actions angered the White House and her district suffered with the loss of federal jobs. In 2004, she served as the chairwoman of the platform committee at the Democratic National Convention and as a member of the Ohio delegation. She strongly supported Sen. John Kerry in his campaign to become President of the United States. On January 6, 2005, she joined U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in objecting to the certification of the 2004 U.S. presidential election results for Ohio. Recently (2005), her office has come under fire for the congressperson with the 4th most (59 total) trips sponsored by lobbyists. 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Louis Stokes (born February 23, 1925) is a Democratic politician from Ohio. ... Carl Burton Stokes (June 21, 1927 – April 3, 1996) was the second African American mayor of a major U.S. city, following Robert C. Henry, who was appointed mayor in Springfield, Ohio earlier in 1967. ... Former Vermont Governor Dr. Howard Dean is the current Chairman of the DNC. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is the principal campaign and fund-raising organization affiliated with the United States Democratic Party. ... Featured at the Democratic National Convention are speeches by prominent party figures. ... The Ohio Democratic Party sent a delegation of 186 members to the 2004 Democratic National Convention. ... John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is the junior United States Senator from Massachusetts. ... The presidential seal was used by president Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Barbara Levy Boxer (born November 11, 1940) is an American politician and the current junior U.S. Senator from the State of California. ... Presidential election results map. ...


See also

Voters in Ohio, as in other U.S. states elect a certain number of representatives to the United States House of Representatives. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into U.S. Congressional Delegations from Ohio. ... The U.S. state of Ohio has a Supreme Court of seven members, who are elected for six-year terms. ...

External links

  • Official site
  • Official Campaign Site
  • Dems Top list of Congressional Travelers
  • Bill Sponsorship/Cosponsorship Status
Preceded by:
Louis Stokes
U.S. Representative from Ohio's 11th Congressional District
1999
Succeeded by:
Incumbent
Ohio Congressional Delegation currently serving in the United States Congress
Senators : Michael DeWine (R), George V. Voinovich (R)
Representative(s) : Steve Chabot (R), Jean Schmidt (R), Mike Turner (R), Mike Oxley (R), Paul Gillmor (R), Ted Strickland (D), Dave Hobson (R), John Boehner (R), Marcy Kaptur (D), Dennis J. Kucinich (D), Stephanie Tubbs Jones (D), Pat Tiberi (R), Sherrod Brown (D), Steve LaTourette (R), Deborah Pryce (R), Ralph Regula (R), Tim Ryan (D), Bob Ney (R)

Current Delegation: AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY | AS DC GU PR VI Louis Stokes (born February 23, 1925) is a Democratic politician from Ohio. ... Currently represented by Stephanie Tubbs Jones since 1999. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... It has been suggested that List of United States Senators from Ohio be merged into this article or section. ... The 109th United States Congress is the current meeting of the United States legislature, comprised of the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate. ... Ohio was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1803. ... Richard Michael Mike DeWine (born January 5, 1947) is an American politician from Ohio. ... 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Ralph Straus Regula (born December 3, 1924) is a Representative in the United States Congress from the 16th District of the State of Ohio (map), elected to his 17th term in November 2004. ... Timothy J. Ryan (born July 16, 1973) is an American politician of the Democratic Party, who is a U.S. representative for the 17th congressional district of Ohio (map), serving since 2003. ... Robert William Ney (born July 5, 1954) is an American politician of the Republican Party who serves as a U.S. representative from the 18th District of southeastern Ohio (map). ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Alabama. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Alaska. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Arizona. ... This page has the current U.S. congressional delegation from the state of Arkansas. ... 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Stephanie Tubbs Jones - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (601 words)
Stephanie Tubbs Jones (born September 10, 1949) is a Democratic politician who currently serves as a member of the United States House of Representatives, for the 11th District of Ohio.
Jones was elected a judge of the Cleveland Municipal Court in 1981, and subsequently served on the Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County from 1983-1991.
Tubbs Jones is popular in her district, and is routinely reelected against nominal Republican opposition.
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