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|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.
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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