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William Clayton Jones

Full Name: William Clayton Jones
Birth date: May 13, 1840
Death date: June 17, 1911

Terms of Service

  • House, 16th (1) Legislature
    1/14/1879 - 1/11/1881
    Democrat
  • House, 12th (2) Legislature
    10/31/1871 - 1/14/1873
     
(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

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 . 1900 1880
  • 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 .
  • 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.
  • Confederate States Army. Texas Legislative Manual, 1879-80 1879.
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