Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Stephanie Tubbs Jones ( born September 10, 1949 in Cleveland, Ohio; † August 20, 2008 in East Cleveland, Ohio) was an American politician.

She studied at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland in 1971 and received her Bachelor of Arts. In 1974 she received her Juris Doctor at this university. 1991-1998 she was a prosecutor in Cuyahoga County. Jones was elected in 1998 as a Democrat in Congress and represented there, from 3 January 1999 until her death in the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.