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William Clayton Jones
Full Name: William Clayton Jones
Date of birth: May 13, 1841
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
  • Biography, William Clayton Jones, p. 258. Year of birth listed as 1841. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80, 1879.
  • Other Resources
  • William Clayton Jones, birth date 5/13/1840, death date 6/17/1911, interment in East Mount Cemetery, Greenville, Hunt County. Find a Grave.
  • Committee Informationtop
    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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