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Representative Thaddeus Jones (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
29th District

Photograph of Representative  Thaddeus Jones (D)

Springfield Office:
240-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8087
(217) 558-6433 FAX
District Office:
1910 Sibley Blvd.
Calumet City, IL  60409
(708) 933-6018
(708) 933-6284 FAX
Years served: January 2011 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Appropriations-Public Safety; Cities & Villages (Vice-Chairperson); Insurance; Labor & Commerce Committee (Vice-Chairperson); Public Safety: Police & Fire Commit; Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Local Government Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Graduate of Bloom Trail High School and holds a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Loyola University; first African-American alderman of Calumet City's Third Ward; founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Jones Foundation; formerly served as Student Trustee at South Suburban College, member of the Calumet City Library Board; proud father of two sons.

Associated Senator(s): Napoleon Harris, III