CHRISTINE MILLER JONES (1929-2013)
Democrat, District 26, Prince George's County
Member of House of Delegates, January 13, 1982 to January 11, 1995. Assistant majority floor leader, 1994. Member, Economic Matters Committee, 1982-95 (workers' compensation subcommittee); Joint Committee on Protocol, 1989-95; Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 1990-95; Joint Committee on Administrative Exectutive and Legislative Review, 1993-95. Chair, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1990-92. Former secretary, Women Legislators of Maryland.
Member, Task Force to Study Home Improvement Laws, 1983-84; Task Force on Teen Pregnancy, 1984-85.
Born in Navasota, Texas, December 25, 1929. Huston Tillotson College, B A , 1949. Public school teacher. Delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1980,1984. Member, Oxon Hill Democratic Club; John Hanson Women's Club; Southern Prince George's Business and Professional Women's Club; Prince George's County Education Association; Maryland State Teachers Association; National Education Association. Member, Phi Delta Kappa; Delta Sigma Theta; Top Ladies of Distinction; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Board member; National Conference of Christians and Jews; Prince George's Mental Health Association; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Center for Community Development. Founder and honorary member; Prince George's Coalition on Black Affairs. Recipient of awards from NAACP; Prince George's County Educators on Minority Affairs; Delta Sigma Theta; The Links, Inc.; National Hook Up of Black Women; Prince George's Coalition on Black Affairs; Samuel Chase Elementary School PTA; Bethlehem Baptist Church Women's Club. Widow; one son, three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. Died in Baltimore, Maryland, January 26, 2013.
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