[Photograph of State Senator] JOHN D. JEFFERIES
Democrat, District 44, Baltimore City

Member of Senate, 1998-99. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 1998-99.

Member, House of Delegates, 1988-94. Member, Environmental Matters Committee. Member, Tort and Insurance Reform Oversight Committee, 1993. Chair, Maryland Legislative Black Caucus, 1992-93.

Member, Liquor Board, Baltimore City, 1983-87; Citizens Advisory Board for Vocational Education, Baltimore City Public Schools.

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, June 19, 1928. Attended Dunbar High School, Baltimore. Served in U.S. Marine Corps, World War II. Attended University of Baltimore (motion & time study); International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers Leadership Schools I and II, Rutgers University; Community College of Baltimore (labor relations & arbitration); Essex Community College (semantics & commmunications); University of Pennsylvania, M.N.P.L. (political science); University of Wisconsin (collective bargaining); George Meany Institute (preparation & preservation of arbitration). Assistant Secretary for Administration, Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation, 1994-. Directing business representative, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO. Member, Democratic State Central Committee, 1975-88. Delegate, Metropolitan Baltimore Council, AFL-CIO Unions, 1968- (recording secretary, 1971-80; financial secretary-treasurer, 1980-94). Area Vice-President, Maryland State and District of Columbia AFL-CIO, 1973-94. President, Maryland-District of Columbia State Council of Machinists, 1984- (executive vice-president 1973-84). Member, Industrial Relations Research Association; 33rd degree Mason; Shriner. Member, St. John's A.M.E. Church, Baltimore. Married; four children.

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