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Edward A. Jones Edward A. Jones
Full Name: Edward A. Jones
Date of birth: 1836
Date of death: September 3, 1900

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 61 Jan 13, 1885 - Jan 11, 1887 19th   Democrat Waco / McLennan   McLennan
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Biographical sketch, p. 33. In 1868, E.A. Jones "commenced the practice of law in Princess Anne, Maryland. In 1871 he came to Texas and settled in Waco." Personnel of the Texas State Government for 1885, 19th Legislature, 1885.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1870 - Edward Jones, Princess Anne, Maryland, lawyer, age 33, wife Lucy T. Jones, Bessey Jones (age 6), Lusia M. Jones (age 3), and George W. Jones (age 0).
    Census of 1880 - E.A. Jones, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, lawyer, age 44, born in Maryland, wife L.M. Jones, daughters Bessie (age 17), Susie M. (age 14), and Mattie (age 7), son Geo. W. (age 10). FamilySearch. 1870 1880
  • Edward A. Jones, born 1836 in Princess Anne, Somerset County, Maryland; death date 9/3/1900 in Waco, McLennan County, Texas; obituary from Waco Times-Herald, 9/4/1900; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Edward A. Jones, 19th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 19th session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, west wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    19th R.S. - 1885
    Constitutional Amendments  
    Hon. Marshall Tankersley  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Public Land and Land Office  

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