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Robert Jones' Biography


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Full Name:

Robert B. Jones




Wife: Callie Baskerville-Jones; 6 Children

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Birth Place:

Jeffersonville, GA

Home City:

Kalamazoo, MI

Attended/MBA, Western Michigan University

BS, Chemistry, Fort Valley State University

Chemistry, Atlanta University

Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 2006-2010

Mayor, City of Kalamazoo, 1998-2006

Former Member, Executive Committee of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Former Chair, Kalamazoo Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board

Former Research Chemist, Fort Valley State University

Former Chemical Production Supervisor, Pharmacia and Upjohn Chemical Production

Member, 100 Concerned Men of Kalamazoo

Former Southwest Michigan Director, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Former Mentor, Comstock Public Schools

Former Volunteer, Greater Kalamazoo United Way

Former Mentor, Kalamazoo Public Schools

Former Vice President, Michigan Municipal League

Member, Mount Zion Baptist Church

Former Michigan President, National Brownfield Association

Member, National League of Cities

Member, United States Conference of Mayors

Former Co-Chair, Urban Core Mayors