W.K. Jones

William Kenner Jones

Full Name: William Kenner Jones
Date of birth: April 4, 1849
Date of death: December 9, 1925

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 96 Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901 26th   Democrat Del Rio / Val Verde   Brewster, El Paso, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Val Verde, Foley, Buchel

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House District 96
Jan 10, 1899 - Jan 8, 1901
Legislatures: 26th  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Del Rio / Val Verde
Counties in district: Brewster, El Paso, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Val Verde, Foley, Buchel

Biographical Information top

Biographical Sketches

  • Biographical sketch, "Pilgrimage Features Hand Carved Mantles," 6/22/1969, p. 16. William Kenner Jones, earlier a Texas Ranger, "was to become the first judge of Val Verde County and to serve as representative in the Texas Legislature. At the time of his death in 1925 he was serving as county attorney . . . " Del Rio News Herald.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • William K. Jones, birth date 4/4/1849 in Seguin; death date 12/9/1925 in Del Rio, Val Verde County; lawyer, county attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Kenner Jones, birth date 4/4/1849, death date 12/9/1925, burial in Westlawn Cemetery, Del Rio, Val Verde County. Find a Grave.
  • 26th Legislature (1899) - W.K. Jones, postoffice Del Rio, nativity Texas, age 49 (born circa 1850), lawyer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. W.K. Jones, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

26th R.S. - 1899
County Government and County Finances  
Judiciary No. 2  
Mining and Minerals  
Public Lands and Land Office  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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