William Clayton Jones

Full Name: William Clayton Jones
Date of birth: May 13, 1840
Date of death: June 17, 1911

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 21 Jan 14, 1879 - Jan 11, 1881 16th (1)   Democrat Greenville / Hunt   Hunt, Rockwall
H 10 Oct 31, 1871 - Jan 14, 1873 12th (2)   Unknown Greenville / Hunt   Hopkins, Hunt, Wood

(1) Democrat, 1/14/1879, p. 1. Galveston Daily News.
(2) William C. Jones, in special election 10/3/1871 - 10/5/1871, sworn 10/31/1871, succeeded Edwin P. Becton, granted leave of absence for remainder of session 4/24/1871, resigned thereafter. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, Colonel W.C. Jones, Greenville, 6/19/1911, p. 7. Born 5/13/1839 in Georgia, Confederate veteran, lawyer, and early settler of Greenville. Fort Worth Record and Register.
  • Biographical sketch, William Clayton Jones, p. 258. Born 1841 in Elbert County, Georgia. Member of the House in the 12th Legislature. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.

Military Service Notes

Other Resources

  • Census of 1880 - W.C. Jones, Hunt County, age 40, born circa 1840 in Georgia, attorney at law, wife M.S. Jones, daughter Sallie.
    Census of 1900 - William C. Jones, Greenville, Hunt County, age 62, born May 1838 in Georgia, lawyer, widowed. FamilySearch. 1880 1900
  • Wm. Clayton Jones, birthplace Elberton, Georgia, age 72, death date 6/17/1911 in Greenville, Hunt County, Texas, attorney. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • William Clayton Jones, birth date 5/13/1840, death date 6/17/1911, burial in East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County. Find a Grave.

Committee Information top

16th R.S. - 1879
Assessment and Collection of Taxes  
Claims and Accounts  
Code of Criminal Procedure, Select (Chair) 
Constitutional Amendments  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
New Judiciary Article to the Constitution (Co-Chair) 
Privileges and Elections  
State Affairs  

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