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Macalester alumnus named Acting Director of ATF

September 01, 2011

CATEGORY: College Newswire, Alumni

B. Todd Jones
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St. Paul, Minn. – Macalester alumnus and Minnesota U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones has been named Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.  Jones graduated from Macalester in 1979.

This story ran in several media outlets:

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In 2010, Jones received the Macalester Catharine Lealtad Service to Society Award:

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