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Representative Thaddeus Jones (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
29th District

Photograph of  Representative  Thaddeus Jones (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 29th District
241-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8087
(217) 558-6433 FAX
District Office:
15525 South Park Ave.
Suite 104
South Holland, IL 60473
(708) 596-7053
(708) 596-7062 FAX

Years served: January 2011 - Present

Committee assignments: Insurance (Chairperson); Consumer Protection; Judiciary - Civil; Labor & Commerce (Vice-Chairperson); Prescription Drug Affordability; Civil Procedure Subcommittee; Tort Liability Subcommittee; Health Insurance Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Special Subcommittee (INS) (Sub-Chairperson); Appropriations-Capital; Commerce and Innovation Subcommitte; Wage Policy and Study Subcommittee.

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 Representative(s): Napoleon Harris, III