Jeffrey Max Jones
Senator – Mexico
State of Chihuahua
Born in Chihuahua, graduated from BYU. He participated in Committees on Agriculture, Livestock and Foreign Affairs and acted as Coordinator of Federal PAN Congressmen in Chihuahua.
Jeffrey Max Jones was elected as a Federal Congressman (Diputado Federal) in 1997, to the 57th Legislature. He was elected Senator in 2000 to the 58th and 59th Legislature. He is the first Mormon to hold this high of an office in Mexico. He is currently President of the Border Affairs Committee.
Senator Jones is the great, great, grandson of Daniel Webster Jones, who was the first missionary into Mexico and instrumental in getting the church started in Mexico.