Stephanie Tubbs Jones Quotes

People hold elected officials to a higher ethical standard than most others.

She was a judge and a prosecutor before she had been a member of Congress.
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
Stephanie Tubbs Jones
  • Born: September 10, 1949
  • Died: August 20, 2008
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Stephanie Tubbs Jones was a Democratic politician and member of the United States House of Representatives. She represented the 11th District of Ohio, which encompasses most of downtown and eastern Cleveland and many of the eastern suburbs in Cuyahoga County, including Euclid, Cleveland Heights, and Shaker Heights. She was the first African-American woman to be elected to Congress from Ohio.