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James W. Knowles III has the experience and knowledge to lead Ferguson forward into progress over the next three years.

Vote YES for James Knowles on April 4th, 2017.

  • With Kenneth, Steffanie, and Christopher Wheat in Ferguson, Mo
  • With his newborn and wife sharing his love with the world
  • With representatives from the Ferguson Police Department and Starbucks, at the grand opening of their new Ferguson location at Starbucks Ferguson
  • Giving an award to Ferguson Officer Greg Casem for his dedication to the community and his service during the tragic shooting of resident Jamyla Bolden at Ferguson City Hall Reception
  • With his childhood friends John Pearson and Steve Cox at St. Ferdinand Park
  • Being sworn in as a member of the St. Louis County Municipal League Executive Board
  • Taking part in a community forum at the Ferguson Community Center at Ferguson Mo Community Center
  • Welcoming families to the Splash at Wabash for the Conference Swim Meet. at Splash at Wabash
  • Speaking to a group of young political professionals near Columbia, MO at Les Bourgeois Vineyards
  • Running a Ferguson City Council Meeting at the Community Center at Ferguson Mo Community Center
  • After months of intense negotiations, the City comes to a reform agreement with the Dept. of Justice, and is thanked by Michael Brown, Sr. for the work at Ferguson Mo Community Center
  • Addressing a conference of young political leaders in Kansas City, MO. — at Kansas City Marriott Downtown
  • Addressing the media at the County Emergency Response bunker after the 2011 Good Friday Tornado
  • With Presidential Candidate and businessman Herman Cain at an event for Congressional Candidate and former Miss America Erika Harold
  • With Lt. Governor Peter Kinder and former Presidential Candidate (and current HUD Secretary) Ben Carson at Corner Coffee House
  • James and his wife Lisa both grew up in Ferguson and met at McCluer High School. After many years of friendship and several years of courting, they were married in 2012. Their home is located on the eastern edge of Ferguson off of W. Florissant with their two children, son James IV (Jace) and daughter Delaney
  • Three generations of Knowles men
  • With the boys from Strength and Honor Mentoring and Tutoring program, founded by his friend and fellow coach, Albert Harrold at Ferguson Lions Club
  • With his MSB Bulldog wrestling team at McCluer South-Berkeley High School. James has coached and mentored young men for several years at both McCluer and McCluer South Berkely High School
  • With regional leaders in the County Emergency Bunker on Easter Sunday 2011, planning the emergency response to the 2011 Good Friday Tornado in Chesterfield, Missouri
  • James grew up playing baseball with the Ferguson Athletic Association at the old fields behind Ferguson Middle School
  • At the age of 25, James was elected the youngest Council member in the history of the City of Ferguson, and later became the Mayor of Ferguson at the age of 31
  • Hard at work, stops for a quick smile at Independent Electrical Contractors Assoc.
  • Presiding over a meeting of the Ferguson City Council during the DOJ negotiations at Ferguson Mo Community Center
  • At the Ballpark with his wife Lisa and his son Jace, rooting on our St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium
  • With his father Jim Knowles working the corner of S. Florissant and Suburban on behalf of the Ferguson Lions Club, selling newspapers for Old Newsboy's Day Charity
  • Welcoming guests at the grand opening of the new Ferguson Starbucks on West Florissant Avenue
  • With his childhood friend John Pearson at the Ferguson License Office, which is owned by the Ferguson Lions Club, and all profits go to support local Ferguson area charities and event
  • James' son Jace (James IV) showing his love for his hometown
  • With his wife Lisa at a his sister, Julie's wedding
  • Visiting with his friends at the I Love Ferguson Community Store
  • Giving remarks at the Starbucks grand opening on W. Florissant at Starbucks Ferguson
  • With residents who LOVE Ferguson at The Corner Coffee House
  • With other area leaders on election night, November 2014, speaking to some of the local and national media at Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
  • With resident Bryce Robinson and guests cutting the ribbon the Jeske Park Sculpture Garden. The garden, which is the only one of its kinds in N. County was the brainchild of Bryce Robinson and a priority of James'
  • Al, Drew, and Jamesl celebrating his son Jace's 1st Birthday at Ferguson Lions Club.
  • With his niece Kaylee and fellow Councilman Dwayne James in the Ferguson 4th of July Parade in Ferguson, Missouri
  • With the Dellwood City Manager and representatives from the St. Louis Municipal League, accepting an award for the Collaborative effort that led to the W. Florissant Great Streets Project
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