Jones, John W.  (  -?-  - 1912)

HOUSE, 43rd General Assembly, 1883-85; representing Montgomery County, Democrat. Date and place of birth, names of parents, and extent of schooling not determined. Married, date and place not indicated, to Betty Shelton, daughter of William M. and Polly Ann (Anglin) Shelton; some doubt as to whether this was the Jones who served in the legislature; no children indicated. Practiced law and engaged in farming near Clarksville, Montgomery County. Died in 1912; exact date and place of burial not determined.

Sources: Clarksville Evening Chronicle, Oct 4, 1888; Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, Mar 6, 1941; Goodspeed, History of Montgomery County, 815.

Biographies submitted by Jill Hastings-Johnson, Montgomery County Archivist

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