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Alvin Jones

Texas Ambassador

Name:  Alvin W. Jones

Hometown: Bryan, TX

E-mail Address:

Business Position:  Retired

Civilian Education: B.S., North Texas State University; M.A., Texas A&M University

Organizations/Clubs/Philanthropies:  Methodist Retirement Communities (Board of Directors), Crestview Retirement Community (Board of Directors and Chairman), Economic Development Corporation (Board of Directors), Wolf Pen Tax Increment Financing District Board, B/CS Chamber of Commerce, Transportation Committee, Organization Policy Committee

Military Retirement Rank and Date, Service and Key Positions: MG (Ret) 1991, USAR; Served as Commander within various Engineer Corps

Name of Spouse and Children: Wife- Ann, Children- Two Sons

Army Reserve Ambassador Alvin Jones retired from the US Army in May 1991 with the rank of Major General.  He entered the service in 1952 and was commissioned as a Corps of Engineer Officer in June of 1953.  He served in Korea and Guam in 1953 and 1954.  After being separated from active duty, Al became a member of the US Army Reserve serving in many key positions including the Commander of the 420th Engr Bde and the 377th TSC.  He received a BS degree from North Texas State University, an MS from Texas A&M University and is a graduate of the Command and General Staff College as well as the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.  General Jones was employed by Texas A&M University for 32 years.  After retiring from TAMU he was elected and served eight years as Brazos County Judge in Texas.