About Joseph T. Jones
Ward 1 Councilman Joseph T. Jones was reelected to represent the neighborhoods of Lee-Harvard, Lee-Seville, Union-Miles, and part of Mt. Pleasant.
Councilman Jones is a life-long resident of Cleveland's Ward 1 community. He graduated from Aviation High School where he was active as a student leader and became involved in local politics.
Councilman Jones attended Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State University, studying business and political science. As a young man, he actively participated in Democratic politics, working as a grassroots organizer for U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes and volunteering for various Democratic campaigns. At age 27, Councilman Jones made his first successful bid for a seat on City Council. During his first seven years in public office, Councilman Jones helped to secure more than $100 million in new development projects in Ward 1.
Chair – Mayor's Appointments
Vice Chair – Safety
Member – Municipal Services & Properties