James R. Jones
|United States Ambassador to Mexico|
September 10, 1993 – June 25, 1997
|Preceded by||John Negroponte|
|Succeeded by||Jeffrey Davidow|
|Chair of the House Budget Committee|
January 3, 1981 – January 3, 1985
|Preceded by||Robert Giaimo|
|Succeeded by||William H. Gray III|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Oklahoma's 1st district
January 3, 1973 – January 3, 1987
|Preceded by||Page Belcher|
|Succeeded by||Jim Inhofe|
|White House Appointments Secretary|
April 26, 1968 – January 20, 1969
|President||Lyndon B. Johnson|
|Preceded by||W. Marvin Watson|
|Succeeded by||Dwight Chapin|
H. R. Haldeman (Chief of Staff)
James Robert Jones
May 5, 1939
Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Education||University of Oklahoma (BA)|
Georgetown University (LLB)
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1964–1965 (active)|
|Unit||Army Intelligence Corps|
James Robert Jones (born May 5, 1939) is an American lawyer and Democratic politician. He was a U.S. Congressman from Oklahoma between 1973 to 1987. He was the U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 1993 to 1997.
From 1968 to 1969, he was acting White House Chief of Staff for the Lyndon B. Johnson administration.
In 1972, after returning to Oklahoma, Jones ran for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district. He won the election and was re-elected six times. During his tenure in Congress, which lasted until 1987, Jones served four years as the Chairman of the House Budget Committee.
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- ↑ Hannemann, Carolyn G., "Jones, James Robert Archived 2010-07-18 at the Wayback Machine," Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture Archived 2010-05-31 at the Wayback Machine (accessed May 31, 2010).