Dr. G. Thomas Jones

Dr. G. Thomas Jones

Inducted 1999

Academic/Career Accomplishments

  Before graduating from Ravenna High School in 1963, Tom amassed many honors.  Among his honors were High Times Editor, Junior and Senior Class President, National Honor Society, lettering in four varsity sports, National Merit Scholar, and Valedictorian ofhis class.  Tom's honors and accomplishments did not end there.  He received a full academic scholarship to Harvard College, graduating Cum Laude in 1967.  He went on and graduated from Harvard Medical School, receiving his Medical Degree in 1971.  After completing his residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, he was promoted to the rank of Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corp.  In 1977, Tom moved to Beloit, Wisconsin to practice Internal Medicine and became Director of the Vascular Laboratory.  Tom has served his medical community as president of the hospital staff, president of the Beloit Clinic, and a member of the hospital board.  He has worked persistently and enthusiastically in the Beloit Community leading the successful passage of a 26 million dollar building referendum as Chairman of the School Committee.  In 1992, he was given the Chamber Citizenship Award and in 1998, named Wisconsin Physician Citizen of the Year.  He continues to be an active physician, speaker, and medical instructor and has authored numerous articles.  Ravenna High School and the Ravenna Community can truly be proud of Dr. G. Thomas Jones.