|16th Virginia Secretary of Commerce|
January 27, 2014 – September 6, 2016
|Preceded by||Jim Cheng|
|Succeeded by||Todd Haymore|
|5th United States Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development|
April 2012 – January 2014
|Preceded by||Ron Sims|
|Succeeded by||Nani A. Coloretti|
|Born||Maurice Antonia Jones
September 14, 1964
Mecklenburg, Virginia, U.S.
|Alma mater||Hampden–Sydney College
University of Virginia
Jones was born in Mecklenburg County and grew up in the town of Kenbridge. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Hampden–Sydney College before attending Oxford on a Rhodes scholarship and the University of Virginia School of Law.
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- "Virginia Business Interviews Maurice Jones, Va Secretary of Commerce and Trade & Kenbridge native". Vagrowth.com. 2014-10-03. Retrieved 2017-05-22.