Robert Jones

Biographical Information

Born: April 22, 1944 in Macon, Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Callie Baskerville-Jones
Children: Six children
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Fort Valley State University; M.S. in Chemistry, Atlanta University; M.B.A. Candidate, Western Michigan University
Employment/Military Record: Six years, Research Chemist for the UpJohn Co., 24 years, Chemical Production Manager for UpJohn/Pharmacia
Community Activities: Chair of the Kalamazoo Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board, a volunteer with United Way, active with Kalamazoo Public Schools, NAACP, March of Dimes, Mount Zion Baptist Church; served on the executive board of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.; former vice president of Michigan Municipal League.
Religion: Christian - Baptist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2007 - 10/18/2010)
Other Offices: Elected to the state House in 2006, 2008 (Primary Election results, General Election results); former mayor, City of Kalamazoo - 4 consecutive terms of office

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 20th District 2010

Michigan House 60th District 2008
General Vote: 30,135 of 40,793 (73%)
Primary Vote: 2,546 of 2,546 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 60th District 2006
General Vote: 18,925 of 26,746 (70%)
Primary Vote: 3,865 of 4,577 (84%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Volunteer and Board Member of Numerous Community Organizations

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