John Jacob RHODES, III, Congress, AZ (1943-2011)


RHODES, John Jacob, III, (son of John Jacob Rhodes), a Representative from Arizona; born in Mesa, Ariz., September 8, 1943; graduated from Landon School, Bethesda, Md., 1961; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1965; J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Ariz. 1968; admitted to the Arizona State bar in 1968 and commenced practice in Mesa; lawyer, private practice; captain, U.S. Army, 1968-1970, with service in Vietnam; Republican district chairman, 1972- 1982; Mesa Board of Education, 1973-1976; served with Central Arizona Water Conservation District, 1983-1986; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1993); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on January 20, 2011, in Washington, DC.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present