Stephanie Tubbs Jones


Age: 58


Summary: U.S. congresswoman who became the first black woman elected to the House of Representatives from Ohio and a leader in the fight against predatory lending practices, and who was in her fifth term representing the 11th Congressional District, which includes most of the east side of Cleveland.



Cause of Death: Complications from a ruptured brain aneurysm caused by a cerebral hemorrhage


Born: September 10, 1949


Died: August 20, 2008


Location: East Cleveland, Ohio