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Jones, John E. III

Born 1955 in Pottsville, PA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Nominated by George W. Bush on February 28, 2002, to a seat vacated by James F. McClure. Confirmed by the Senate on July 29, 2002, and received commission on July 31, 2002.

Dickinson College, B.A., 1977
Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 1980

Professional Career:

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