John E. Jones III

Personal

Birthday: 
1955
Birthplace: 
Pottsville, PA
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Pottsville, Pennsylvania, 1980-2002
Law clerk (part-time), Hon. Guy A. Bowe, Court of Common Pleas of Schuylkill County [Pennsylvania], 1980-1984
Assistant public defender (part-time), Pennsylvania, 1984-1995
Executive officer, Phoenix Contracting Co. and affiliated corporations, 1980-2002
Director, Union Bank and Trust Company, 1993-2002
Chairman, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board, 1995-2002

Education

Name of School: 
Dickinson College
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1977
Name of School - Second: 

Dickinson School of Law - Penn State

Founded in 1834 by Judge John Reed, The Dickinson School of Law is the oldest law school in Pennsylvania and the fifth oldest in the nation. Throughout its history, the law school has trained distinguished graduates who have gone on to become leaders of the bar, of the judiciary, of government, and of business. These alumni include the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, five governors, three U.S. senators, and more than 100 federal, state and county judges and countless prominent lawyers and civic leaders.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1980

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
Court Name: 

Pennsylvania Middle District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/31/2002
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