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JOHNSTON, WILLIAM (ANDREW)

Editor, author; b. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 26, 1871; s.
William A. and Agnes (Parry) Johnston; m. April
12, 1910, Hattie Belle McCollum, of Lockport, N. Y.;
grad. Western Univ. of Pa., A.B., valedictorian, 1891.
Traveled in Europe, 1891; editor and publisher Wil-
kinsiburg (Pa.) Independent, 1892-1893; reporter, N.
Y. Journal, N. Y. Press, 1893-1895; en editorial staff
N. Y. Herald, 1895-1900; editorial staff N. Y. World
since 1900. Founder Grammar School Field Days in
N. Y. Author: History Up-to-Date; The Innocent
Murderers; The Yellow Letter; The Lost Alumnus; In
the Night; also various magazine articles and short
stories. Chm'n Parker Independent League, 1904.
Proposed and managed first intercity aeroplane flight
in America, 1910. Sec and mg'r N. T.'s first Safe and
Sane Fourth of July, 1910. Trustee N. Y. Tercentenary
Commission. Address: Care The N. Y. World, Pulitzer
Bld'g, N. Y. City.
JOHNSTON, WILLIAM DAWSON

Librarian; b. Essex Center, Vt., June 11, 1871; s.
Rev. James Arthur and Janette (Cass) Johnston; grad.
Brown Univ., A.B., 1893; student Univ. of Chicago,
1893-1894; Harvard Univ., A.M., 1897-1898; Rutgers
Coll., Litt.D., 1911; m. July 12 1895, Jean McVicker
Browne, of Montreal. Instr. history, Univ. of Mich.,
1894-1897; Brown Univ., 1S99-1900; ass't, Library of
Congress, 1900-1907; lecturer on bibliography, Sim-'
mons Coll., 1905-1907; librarian, Bureau of Ed'n, Wash-
ington, 1907-1909; Columbia Univ., 1909-1913, when
appt'd head of St. Paul Public Library. Author: His-
tory of the Library of Congress (vol. 1) 1904; sp'l col-
lections in libraries in the U. iS.. 1912; contb'r to
library journals. Address: Columbia Univ., N. Y. City.

JOLINE, ADRIAN HOFFMAN

Lawyer; b. Sing Sing, N. Y., June 30, 1850; s. Colonel
Charles O. and Mary (Hoffman) Joline; ed. Mt.
Pleasant Acad., Princeton, A.B., 1870, A.M., 1873; Co-
lumbia Daw Sch., LL.B., 1872; Princeton, LL.D., 1904;
m. 1876, Mary E., d. Francis Larkin. Admitted to bar.
May, 1872; mem. law firm, Butler, Stillman & Hubberd,
1S81-1896; Butler, Notman, Joline & Mynderse, 1896-
1905; since 1905, of Joline, Larkin & Rathbone. Chm'n
B'd of Dirs. and pres. Mo., Kansas and Texas R'y Co.,
1906-1909. In 1907 selected as receiver of Met. Street
R'y Co., of N. T. City. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n; Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y.; N. Y. State Bar Ass'n; N. Y., N. J.,
Va. and Am. Hist. Socs. Author: Meditations of an
Autograph Collector, 1902; Diversions of a Book Lover,
1903; At the Library Table, 1909. Clulbs: Century,
University, Grolier, Princeton, Nassau, Barnard,
Sumerset Hills Country, Carteret (N. J.), St. Elmo (N.
Y. Citv), Caxton (Chicago). Address: 54 Wall St., N.
Y. City.
JONAS, NATHAN S.

Banker; b. Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 1, 1868; s. Jacob
and Bella (Meyer) Jonas; ed. Public School 26, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.; m. 1893. Jennie Strauss; children: Isabel,
b. 1894; J. Seth, b. 1903. Was consecutively office
boy, bookkeeper, traveling salesman, insurance solici-
tor and banker. Pres. Citizens' Trust Co., Sumner
Savings Bank, of Brooklyn. Democrat. Hebrew;
mem. Temple Israel, Brooklyn. Past master Euclid
Lodge No. 656, F. and A. M. Mem. B'd of Ed'n City
of N. Y. ; first appt'd by Mayor Dow for 3 years; re-
appt'd by Mayor McClellan for 5 years. Hon. sec.
and dir. The Jewish Hosp. of Brooklyn; pres. Brook-
lyn Federation of Jewish Charities. Club: Unity
(Brooklyn). Address: 774 Broadway, Brooklyn, N. Y.

JONES, BAYARD FRANKLIN

Artist; b. Rome, Ga Oct. 9, 1869; s. Benjamin
Franklin and Mary Caroline (Smith) Jones; ed. Mass.
Inst. Technology, Academie Julian, Paris; m. Kansas



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City, Mo., 1903, Lora E. Dickinson; one son. Bayard
Dickinson Jones, b. 1905. Lived two years in Europe,
visiting most of the different countries and returning
in 1895; has lived in N. T. City since 1896. Has illus-
trated books and made drawings for Life, Scribner's,
Harpers' and many other periodicals. Mem. Soc. of
Illustrators. Clubs: Dutch Treat, Long Table. Resi-
dence: Bellroore, L. I., N. Y. Studio: 114 E. 28th St.,
N. T. City.

JONES, CHARLES LANDON

Lawyer; b. in Litchfield Co., Conn., Jan. 5, 1856; s.
Rev. Ezra and Cornelia (Landon) Jones; grad. Colum-
bia Univ., LL.B., 1878; unmarried. Practising law in
N. Y. City since 1878; mem. firm of Nash & Jones.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N.
Y. ; life mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc, Am. Geog. Soc, N. Y.
Geneal. and Biog. Soc, Suffolk Co. Hist. Soc; sec.
Leake & Watts Orphan House. Mem. Soc. Colonial
Wars, Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Union, Church, N.
Y. Athletic, Automobile of America, City Midday, Nat.
Democratic, Columbia University, Canoe, Brook
Country. Address: 63 Wall St., N. Y. City.

JONES, CYRUS EMORY

Mfr; b. Jamestown, N. Y., Mar. 16, 1863; s. Rev.
Emory and Marcia A. (French) Jones; attended
Jamestown High Sen.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Mar. 26,
189)1, Mary Ella Beebe; children: Cyrus Emory, Beebe
Roderick, Madelyn, Margaret, Ursula, Lois. In business
in N. Y. City 17 years with firm of Beattey & Jones,
moved to Jamestown, 1896. Incorporator of Bailey,
Jones Co., mf'rs furniture; now chm'n B'd of Dirs.
Jamestown Tal>le Co., mf rs mahogany furniture; v.-p.
Allen Square Co.; mem. Ira L. Be&be & Co., N. Y. City.
Comm'r World's Fair, St. Louis; delegate to Republi-
can Nat. Conv., Chicago, 1908. Republican; Pres/by'n.
Pres. Chautauqua Sch. Clubs: Jamestown (gov.),
Lakewood Country, Republican. Residence: Lakewoodl
Road. Address: 4th and Pine Sts., Jamestown, N. Y.

JONES, DE WITT CLINTON, JR.

Merchant in dyewoods, colors; b. Tarry town N. Y.,
Dec 25, 1862; s. De Witt Clinton and Josepha (Crosby)
Jones; ed. in schools at San Francisco and Oakland,
Calif.; m. Elizabeth, N. J., Jan. 20, 1891, Bessie Duncan
Cannon; children: De Witt Clinton, 3d, b. 1892; Rut-
gers Brevoort, b. 1897. Went three times t Mexico
and Central America in youth; lived in Calif, and
Oregon, 1870-1879. Engaged in business of dyewoods
and colors with N. Y. Dyewood Extract and Chemical
Co., April, 1880, and has been associated with that
company and its successors since that time. Dir., sec,
asst. treas. and mem. Exec. Com. Am. Dyewood Co.,
also asst. treas., sec. and dir. of United Dyewood Co.;
dir., sec. and treas. General Colors Co.: dir. and treas.
Campagnie Haltienne. Independent Democrat; Epis-
copalian. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: City, Down Town
Ass'n, Church (N. Y. City), Suburban Mattano, Town
and Country (Elizabeth, N. J.). Residence: Elizabeth,
N. J. Address: 80 Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

JONES, E. CLARENCE

Banker; b. N. Y. City, 1868; s. John Perry and Ellen
J. (Hovey) Jones; ed. Coll. city of N. Y.; unmarried.
Head of banking firm of E. Clarence Jones & Co.
(sole partner); founded firm in 1889 at age of 21; has
handled many large corp'n bond issues and many im-
portant financial operations. Mem. N. Y. Stock Ex-
change. Has traveled in Europe and elsewhere several
months each year for many years. Has devoted much
effort to improvement of conditions surrounding
foreign service of U. S., and in order to carry out
ideas formed Am. Embassy Ass'n, 1909, of which is
pres. Recreations: Horseman. automobilist, golf,
hunting, fishing. Clubs: Metropolitan, Lawyers, Lambs,
Aero, Ardsley, Greenwich Country, Larchmont Yacht,
Stock Exchange (N. Y.), Stoke Poges Golf, Harewood
Downs Golf, Worplesden Golf (London), Triton Fish
and Game (Canada), Cercle de Bois de Boulogne,
Travelers, Polo, La Boulie, St. Cloud Country, Isle de
Puteaux (Paris), Baden Baden Golf, International
(Baden Baden). Address: 100 Broadway, N. Y. City.

JONES, E. POWIS

(Lawyer; b. Ycnkers, N. Y., Jan. 30. 18S0; s. E. Powis
and Rosa M. (Purdy) Jones; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B.,
Harvard Law Sch., LL.B. Mem. law firm Jones &
Oarleton; dir. Tucker Elec Construction Co.; v.-p.,
49th St. Garage, Inc. Mem. Ass'n Bar Qity of N. Y.
Clubs: Union, Harvard, Squadron A. Residence: "2"5
E.~30th St. Address: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.

JONES, EDWARD N.

Principal N. Y. Training School for Teachers; b.
Oneida Co., N. Y., Jan. 2, 1854; s. Edward T. and
Rebecca (Evans) Jones; grad. Hamilton Coll., A.B.,
1883; m. Hamilton, N. Y., Aug. 10, 18S2, Elizabeth



Tompkins; children: . Rebekah, Edith, Edward, Eliza-
beth. Sup't schools, Saratoga Springs, 1883-1892;
principal State Normal Sch., Plattsburgh, N. Y., 1892-
1898; first ass't N. Y. Training School for Teachers,
1898-1904; principal same since 1904. Republican;
Presby'n. Pres. N. Y. Stale Teachers' Ass'n 1895;
mem. B'd Ed'n White Plains, N. Y. Mem. Nat. Edn'l
Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Delta Upsilon fraternity.
Address: 220 W. 120th St., N. Y. City.

JONES, EDWIN ARTIMUS

Lawyer; b. Lisbon, N. Y., May 27, 1872; s. Artimus
and Sarah A. (Randies) Jones; ed. public schs. and
Ogdensburg (N. Y.) Free Acad.; m. N. Y. City, Sept.
8, 1902, Mabel Evelyn Gardner; one son: Artimus
Whitaker, b. Nov. 12, 1905. Practising law since Feb.,
1894; now mem. laiw firm of Nadal, Jones & Mowton.
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Soc. Med. Jurisprudence. Prof. med. jurisprudence
N. Y. Homoeopathic Med. Coll. Mason, Odd Fellow;
mem. West End Ass'n, St. David's Soc. Clubs: Re-
publican (sec. 1901), Patria (pre3. 1907-1908). Resi-
dence 251 W. 92d St. Address: 92 Liberty St., N. Y.
City.

JONES, F. ROBERTSON

Insurance official; b. Wicomico Co., Md., Jan. 4,
1872; s. John Bayley (D.D.) and Anne A. (Follin)
Jones; Western Md. Coll., A.B., 1892, A.M., 1895; Johns
Hopkins, Ph.D., 1896; m. June 20, 1905, Eleanor Dwight
Cook, of Cambridge, Mass; children: Eleanor Robert-
son, b. Oct. 13, 1906; Katharine Robertson, b. March
16, 1910. Acting prof, history and economics, West-
ern Md. Coll., 1896-1897; acting instr. in economics,
Johns Hopkins, 1897; instr. and ass't prof, history
and sociology, Union Univ., 1897-1902; asso. in eco-
nomics and politics, Bryn Mawr, 1902-1906; ass't sup't,
Charity Org'n Soc, Hartford, Conn., 1894-1895; sp'l
representative of U. S. Bureau of Ed'n in English,
1897; in employ Fidelity and Casualty Co. of N. Y.,
June 12, 1906. ass't sec, 1910-1913; sec-treas. Work-
men's Compensation Publicity Bureau since 1913;
dir. in several corp'ns. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Phi
Gamma Delta, Alpha Chapter Phi Beta Kappa. Sec.
Internat. Ass'n of Casualty and Surety Underwriters.
Author: History of Taxation in Connecticut, 1896;
The Study of History, 1893; Colonization of the
Middle States and Maryland, 1904; History of the
United States Since the Civil War, 1905; also mono-
graphs and articles on hist., econ. and social subjects;
hist, expert 10th edition Encyclopedia Britannica.
Clubs: City, Phi Gamma Delta. Residence: 71 E. 87th
St. Address: 80 Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

JONES, FRANCIS COATES

Artist; b. Baltimore, July 25, 1857; student at Ecole
des Beaux Arts under Yvon. Lehmann. Boulanger
and Lefebvre; returned to N. Y. City, 1882. Awarded
Clarke prize, Nat. Acad, of Design, 1885; silver medal
at Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901. Academician Nat. Acad.
Design, 'Soc. Am. Artists, Am. Water Color Soc, Archi-
tectural League and Mural Painters, Am. Fine Arts
Soc, Municipal Aid Soc, Fine Arts Federation. Clubs:
Century, Nat. Arts. Address: 33 W. 67th St., N. Y.
City.

JONES, FRANK SMITH

Merchant; b. Stamford, Conn., Aug. 19, 1847; s.
Isaac S. and Frances J. (Weed) Jones; ed. Stamford
schs. and Eastman's Business Coll., Poughkeepsie, N.
Y.; m. N. Y. City, June 4, 1S79, Mary Louise Gran-
bery; children: Henrietta Jones Simons, b. 1881, Maude
Virginia, b. 1885. Began business career as book-
keeper and later became confidential clerk with A.
J. Johnson, publisher of Johnson's Universal Cyclo-
pedia. In 1872, with brothers Cyrus D. and Charles
F., opened tea and coffee store in Scranton, Pa.;
after retirement of brother Charles F., the Grand
Union Tea Co. <was organized, of which Frank S.
Jones was pres., 1893-1903, and is still a dir., the
business extending until the company now has 200
branch stores in many cities of U. S., and headquar-
ters in N. Y. City. Also mem. firm of Jones Brothers,
owning the Anchor Pottery at Trenton. N. J.; treas.
Sidney Novelty Co., Sidney, N. .; is largely inter-
ested in timberland and the manufacture of lumber in
Pa. and Miss, and in coal lands in Pa. and W. Va. In
1898, presented the Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sciences
with Geibhard Geological Collection, and the Neumce-
gen Entomological Collection; gave $40,000 to Bedford
Branch Y. M. C. A., Brooklyn. Republican; Congrega-
tionalism Trustee Wesleyan Univ. of Middletown,
Conn., Brooklyn Inst. Arts and Sciences, and Central
Cong'l Ch. Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce. Manu-
facturers' Ass'n. Clubs: National Arts, Brooklyn,
Union League. Crescent, Riding and Driving, Congre-
gational. Address: 790 St. Mark's Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.



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JONES, H. MORTON

Lumber merchant; b. Elmlra, N. Y., July 15, 1888;
s. Raymond T. and Mary E. CSeely) Jones; grad.
North Tonawanda High Sell., grad. Cornell Univ., Coll.
of Law LL.B.; m. N. Tonawanda, N. Y., Dec. 14, 1911,
Ruth S. Neil. Ass't gen. sales mg'r The R. T. Jones
Lumber Co. Chm'n Gen. Com. Progressive Party,
City ot Tonajwanda, N. Y., capt. Corps Cadets, Cor-
nell Univ., 1910-1911; capt. 74th Inf., N. G. N. Y., 1913;
served through Buffalo Car Strike, April, 1913. Pro-
gressive; Baptist. Mem. S. A. R., Scabbard and
Blade (Military Soc), and Delta Chi fraternity. Rec-
reations: Rifle shooting, riding, tramping, fencing.
Residence: 205 Fletcher St., Tonawanda. Address:
The R. T. Jones Co., N. Tonawanda, N. Y.

JONES, HERBERT GORDON

Surgeon; b. Utica, N. Y., July 26, 1857; 3. John Frank-
lin and Jane (Williams) Jones; ed. public sens, of Utica
and Williams Prep. Sch.; grad. N. Y. Univ., M.D., 1881;
m. Utica, N. Y., June 14, 1882, Katherine Eleanor Perry;
children: Harold Seelye, b. 1S84, Mildred Katherine, b.
1SS7, Stuart Glenroy, b. 1S90. Has practised surgery
continuously since graduation, at Utica, N. Y.; now
senior visiting surgeon to St. Luke's Hosp., Utica; sur-
geon to N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R. Co. Was
coroner Oneida Co. 1S84-1890. Pres. Med. Soc. County
of Oneida, elected 1905, re-elected 1906. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, IN. Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y. and N. E.
Ass'n R'y Surgeons, St. Luke's Hosp. Clinical Soc.
Mem. all Masonic bodies, including Consistory and
Mystic Shrine. Recreation: Hunting and fishing.
Club: Arcanum. Address: Utica, N. Y.

JONES, HUGH BOLTON

Artist; b. Baltimore Md., Oct. 20, 1S48; unmarried.
Awarded medal (3d class), Paris Exp'n, 1SS9; medal
Columbian Exp n, 1893; bronze medal, Paris Exp'n,
1900; Webb prize, Soc. Am. Artists, 1902; Shaw Fund
prize, Soc. Am. Artists, 1902, received gold medal,
La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904. Academician Nat. Acad.'
Designs. Mem. Inst. Arts and Letters, Soc . Am.
Artists, Am. Water Color 'Soc, Am. Fine Arts Soc,
Municipal Arts Soc. Clubs: Century, Nat. Arts. Ad-
dress: 33 W. 67th St.. N. Y. City.

JONES, JAMES CLARENCE

Clergyman; b. Ovid, Seneca Co., N. Y., Dec. 22, 1859;
s. Samuel Rosannah (Covert) Jones; grad. Hobart
Coll., Geneva, N. Y., B.S. ,1886; Univ. of City of N.
Y., Post-Grad. Dep't, Ph.D., 1889; grad. Gen. Theol.
Sera., N. Y. City, 1889; m. Garden City, D. I., June
28, 1899, Florence Burtt; children: Stratford Covert,
b. Aug. 9, 1900, Rosanne Covert, 1). Feb. 7, 1902, Lorna
Covert, b. Sept. 1, 1904. Rector St. Thomas' Episcopal
Ch., Brooklyn, 1889-1899; St. Mary's Episcopal Ch.,
Brooklyn, since 1899. Examining Chaplain, Diocese of
L. I., 1893; sec. Convention, Diocese of L. I., 3 years;
pres. Special Convention Diocese of L. I., 1902; dele-
gate to Richmond General Convention; mg'r of
Church Charity Foundation and chm'n Standing Com.
Training School for Nurses; mem. Committees on
Social Service; treas. Associate Alumni Gen'l Theol.
Sem. six years; pres. Brooklyn Free Kindergarten Soc,
dir. Nat. Kindergarten Soc, mem. Kappa Alpha fra-
ternity, Sons of the Revolution in N. Y. State, Brook-
lyn Clerical League. Independent in politics. Clubs:
Twentieth Century, Brooklyn Clerical. Address: St.
Mary's Rectory, 230 Classon Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

JONES, JOHN EDWARD

Consul gen.; b. Washington, D. C, Feb. 20, 1869; s.
John W. and Katherine J. (Williams) Jones; ed. pub-
lic schs., Hunts Classical High Sch., Georgetown Univ.,
Columbia Univ., received A.B., M.D., and DL.D. de-
grees; m. Hilda Virginia Tyssowski; children: Berke-
ley Fairfax, b. 1902; Alice Tyssowski, b. 1905; Vir-
ginia Lee, b. 1909. With Washington Star 16 years;
in practice of law 2 years, and medicine 3 years. Con-
sul gen. to Manchuria; consul gen. to Winnipeg, 6
years; now consul gen. to Genoa, Italy. Episcopalian;
Mason. Mem. Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, and other
ass'ns. Mem. Exec. Com. Manitoba Game Protective
Ass'n. Recreations: Athletics, hunting, fishing. Club:
University (Washington, D. C). Address: . care Am.
Consulate Gen., Genoa, Italy, and care Dep't of State,
Washington, D. C.

JONES, MYERS RICHARDSON

Lawyer; b. Baltimore, Md., Oct. 17, 1854; s. John B.
and P. Agnes (Myers) Jones; ed. in Georgetown Univ.,
Mount St. Mary's Coll., A.B., 1874, A.M., 1876, LL.D.,
1908, Univ. of Maryland, LL.B., 1876; m. Brooklyn, N.
Y. April 20, 1880, Minnie L. Rice; children: William
M., b. 1882, Sidney W., 'b. 1886, Cyril Rice, b. 1889,
Maud Ethel. Asso. mem. firm of Sullivan, Kobbe &
Fowler, then Sullivan & Cromwell, and later alone in
Brooklyn, N. Y.; eight years had charge of interests



of City of Brooklyn In Its large investment (about
$14,000,000) under Evarts Arrearage Act. Has trav-
eled extensively since 1878, on business and pleasure,
through Europe and the U. S., in giving illustrated
lectures before institutes, schools, churches, etc. In-
dependent Democrat; Roman Catholic. Pres. Dep't
Photography Brooklyn Inst. Arts and Sciences; 1st
vice-pres. Brooklyn Acad, of Photography; mem. Pi
Alpha, Philomathean and Hamilton Societies. Recre-
ations: Automobiling, bicycling, motor boating, pho-
tography. Residence: 274 Henry St. Address: 26
Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

JONES, RICHARD LLOYD

Editor; b. Jamesville, Wis., April 14, 1873; s. Jenkin
Lloyd and Susan (Barber) Jones; ed. Univ. of Wis.,
and Univ. of Chicago, LL.B., LL.M., 1897; m. April 30,
1907, Georgia H. Hayden of Eau Claire, Wis. Was
mem. Chicago Bar, practising one year; came to N. Y.
City to enter journalism; edited daily paper, Stam-
ford. Conn., 1899; organized and was contb'r to Inde-
pendent Democratic Syndicate service, 1900; Eastern
representative and editorial contb'r Pilgrim Magazine,
and sp'l editorial writer Washington Times, 1900-
1902; asso. editor Cosmopolitan Mag., 1902-1903; asso.
editor Collier's Weekly, 1903-1911, when became own-
er and editor Wis. State Journal. With Robert J. Col-
lier and Clarence H. Mackay organized Lincoln Farm
Ass'n (of which is sec), a patriotic org'n of Am. citi-
zens to make nat. park of farm in Kentucky on which
Abraham Lincoln was born. Independent in politics.
Clubs: City, Nat. Arts, Players, Phi Gamma Delta.
Address: Madison, Wis.

JONES, RICHARD W., JR.

Banker; b. Emporia, Va., Oct. 9, 1864; s. Richard W.
and Bettie S. (Spratley) Jones; grad. Univ. of Miss.,
Ph.B.; m. Macon, Miss., Jan. 18. 1888, Sallie V. Hill.
Organized and elected cashier Merchants' & Farmers'
Bank, Macon, Miss., 1888; v. -p. 1896, pres. 1897, of
Am. Nat. Bank, Kansas City, Mo.; v. -p. 7th Nat. Bank,
N. Y 1901; pres. Oriental Bank, N. Y., since 1902 (in
liquidation); also v.-p. Nat. Reserve Bank; dir. First
Nat. Bank of Jamaica; Mexico City Banking Co., Island
Cities Real Estate Co. Democrat; Methodist. Resi-
dence: Monroe, Orange Co., N. Y. Address: National
City Bank Bld'g, 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.

JONES, ROBERT ELLIS

Clergyman; b. N. Y. City, March 18, 1858; s. Eleazer
and Anna (Parry) Jones; grad. Williams Coll., A.B.,
1879; 'D.D., 1898; student Univ. of Berlin, 1895; m. N.
Y. City, Dec. 4, 1901, Dattie Gill. Topographer U. S.
Geol. Survey, 1880; rector St. Luke's Ch., Kalamazoo,
Mich., 18S4; Trinity Ch., Columbus, Ohio, 1889; pres.
Hobart Coll. 1897; canon Cathedral St. John the Di-
vine, N. Y. City, 1905. Episcopalian. Mem. Chi Psi
fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Address: 611 W
112th St., N. Y. City.

JONES, ROSALIE GARDINER

Daughter Oliver Livingston and Mary Elizabeth
(Jones) Jones; ed. by private instr'n N. Y. City. Trav-
eled abroad, and studied in Europe. Trustee Dist. Sch.,
Cold Spring, D. I. Mem. N. Y. State Woman Suffrage
Ass'n, Woman Suffrage Party, and Woman's Polit.
Union. Originated and "Gen." of Votes for Women
Pilgrimages from N. Y. to Albany, and N. Y. to Wash-
ington. D. C, 1912-1913, which attracted world wide
attention. Address: Syosset, L. I., N. Y.

JONES, THOMAS NATHANIEL

Banking, shipping; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 4, 1874; s.
William and Winifred (Lewis) Jones; ed. public schs.;
unmarried. Entered employ of The Chase Nat. Bank,
N. Y. City, 1891, as messenger; advanced to ass't pay-
ing-teller; resigned in 1902 to become paying-teller
with Consolidated Nat. Bank of N. Y. City; shortly
afterward elected ass't cashier, resigned position, Oct.,
1905, to join the Donald Steamship Co., Inc., as treas.
and dir., and remained there until 1912, now pres. and
dir. of Jones Change Registry Co., Inc. (owners of
patents on brother's inventions). Has made numerous
trips to Europe and West Indies. Presby'n. Mem.
St. David's Soc, Suburban Council Royal Arcanum,
Knickerbocker Circle, Protected Home Circle. Ad-
dress: 18 B'way, N. Y. City.

JONES, THOMAS S., JR.

Author, journalist; b. Boonville, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1882;
s. Thomas 9. (lawyer of Utica, N. Y.) and Mary
(Clarke) Jones; ed. in preparatory schs.. Dr. Hol-
brook's Mil. Sch., Ossining, N. Y Cascadilla Sch., Ith-
aca, N. Y.; Cornell Univ., A.B.. 1904. Contb'r of poems
since 1904 to leading magazines, including Harper's.
Scribner's, Everybody's, Lippincott's, Appleton's, Ains-
lee's, The Smart Set, Booklovers', Poet Lore, etc. Au-
thor (verse): The Path o' Dreams, 1904 (Badger, Bos-



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ton); The Rose-Jar, 1906 (Browning, Clinton, N. Y.) ;
From Quiet Valleys, 1907 (Browning); Interludes,
1908 (Browning); Ave atque Vale, In Memoriam Ar-
thur Upson, 1909 (Browning); The Rose-Jar, 2d ed.
enlarged, 1909 (Browning) ; From the Heart of the
Hills, Sapphics (with Clinton Scollard, 1910) (Brown-
ing); On the Road of Song, 1910 (Browning); The
Voice of the Silence, 1911 (Browning); The Rose-Jar,
3d ed., 1913 (Mosher Press). Songs: Three Songs from
the Rose-Jar, song-suite, music by H. A. Matthews,
published by G. Schirmer, N. T. City; Three Idyls
from Arcady, song-suite, music by H. A. Matthews,
published by Oliver Ditson Co., Boston. Mem. Gamma
Delta fraternity. Address: 150 Park Av., Utica, N. Y.

JONGERS, ALPHONSE

Artist; b. in France, Nov. 17, 1872; s. Jean Jacques
and Marie (de Schomberg) Jongers; ed. Univ. of Paris,
Docteur es Lettres, 1889, Bcole des Beaux Arts, 1889-
1892; studied in Spain, 1893-1895; m. N. Y. City, 1903,
Louise McAllister. Professionally engaged as painter
of portraits in Paris until 1897; since then in N. Y.
City. Asso. academician, Nat. Acad. Design. Address:
40 W. 59th St., N. Y. City.

JORDAN, ELIZABETH

Editor, author and playwright; b. Milwaukee, Wis.,
May 9, 1867; d. William Francis and Margarita (Gar-
ver) Jordan; grad. Convent of Notre Dame, Milwaukee
(winner of Cross of Honor); unmarried. Mem. editor-
ial staff, N. Y. World, 1890-1900; ass't editor Sunday
World, 3 years. Made in N. Y. City and published in
Sunday World special studies of tenement conditions,
under title, Studies of the Submerged Tenth; subse-
quently made special study of condition of poor in
London and Paris. Editor of Harper's Bazaar, Jan. 1,
1900, to May, 1913. Author: Tales of the City Room
(Scribner's) ; Tales of the Cloister (Harper's); Tales
of Destiny (Harper's); May Iverson Her Book (Har-
per's); Many Kingdoms (Harper's); May Iverson
Tackles Life (Harper's); joint author of The Whole
Family (Harper's); in collaboration with William
Dean Howells, Henry James, Dr. Henry van Dyke,
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Alice Brown, and others; au-
thor of essays and short stories in English and Am.
magazines. Author of play, "The Lady from Okla-
homa," produced in N. Y., 1912-1913, by Messrs. Brady
& Shubert. Catholic. V.-p. Notre Dame Alumnai
Ass'n. Mem. Am. Committee of One Hundred, mem.
Big Sisters Ass'n, North American Civic League for
Immigrants (N. Y. Com.), Gramercy Neighborhood
Ass'n, Equal Franchise Soc. Recreations: Golf, rid-
ing, driving, walking, travel. Clubs: National Arts,



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