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Harry Wild Jones

Harry Wild Jones, American architect. Member Board of Park Commissioners, Minneapolis, 1892-1904. District vocational officer, Federal Board Vocational Education, for Minnesota, N. and South Dakot and Montana, October 1918-August 1919. Director Minneapolis Young Men’s Christian Association, 3 years; Member American International Assurance.

Background

  • Jones, Harry Wild was born on June 9, 1859 in Schoolcraft, Michigan, United States. Son of Howard Malcolm and Mary White (Smith) Jones.

  • Education

    • Brown U., class of 1882, Bachelor of Arts, 1903. Studied Massachusetts Institute Technology.

    Career

    • Architecture, University of Minnesota, 1891-1893. Lecturer on church architecture, University of Chicago, since 1908. Architect and superintendent of many buildings of all classes in Minnesota and other states, notably Cream of Wheat Building, Minneapolis, Butler Brothers Warehouse, etc.

      Specializes in church architecture.

    Works

    • Author: Churches, 1912.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Board of Park Commissioners, Minneapolis, 1892-1904. District vocational officer, Federal Board Vocational Education, for Minnesota, N. and South Dakot and Montana, October 1918-August 1919. Director Minneapolis Young Men’s Christian Association, 3 years.

    Member American International Assurance.

    Connections

    • Married Bertha J. Tucker, September 6, 1883. Children: Malcolm, Mary White, Arthur L. Practiced, Minneapolis, since 1884.
    • father: Howard Malcolm Jones
    • mother: Mary White (Smith) Jones
    • spouse: Bertha J. Tucker
    • children: Malcolm Jones
    • Mary White Jones
    • Arthur L. Practiced Jones
    • Minneapolis Jones
    • since 1884 Jones
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    Died September 25, 1935
    (aged 76)
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