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Robert Copeland Jones

Robert Copeland Jones, American investment banker. Decorated Legion of Merit. Served from Second lieutenant to captain, United States Army, World War I; Member Washington Board Trade, New York and Washington Stock Exchange, Society Colonial Cavaliers, Society Colonial Wars, Society War of 1912, Society of Cincinnati, S.A.R.

Background

  • Jones, Robert Copeland was born on August 23, 1898 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Wentworth C. and Elizabeth (Tolson) Jones.

  • Education

    • Student schools, Washington, also Maryland.

    Career

    • ; children—Robert Copeland, Kenneth Page, Virginia Aline. Married second, Jille Romney, 1959. With John L. Edwards & Company, investment securities, Washington.

      Co-manager at Washington for New York Stock Exchange House of G.M.P. Murphy & Company, 1927-1930. Established investment banking house of Robert C. Jones & Company, 1939, became senior partner. Senior partner Jones, Kreeger & Hewitt, member of New York Stock Exchange, from 1952.

      Partner Jones, Kreeger & Company, Washington, 1959-1965.

    Membership

    Served from Second lieutenant to captain, United States Army, World War I. Member Washington Board Trade, New York and Washington Stock Exchange, Society Colonial Cavaliers, Society Colonial Wars, Society War of 1912, Society of Cincinnati, S.A.R. Clubs: Army and Navy, Army-Navy Country, University (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia C. Lewis, March 26, 1921 (deceased.; married second, Jille Romney, 1959. Children: Robert Copeland, Kenneth Page, Virginia Aline.
    • father: Wentworth C. Jones
    • mother: Elizabeth (Tolson) Jones
    • spouses: Virginia C. Lewis
    • Jille Romney
    • children: Robert Copeland Jones
    • Kenneth Page Jones
    • Virginia Aline Jones
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    Born August 23, 1898
    Died March 30, 1980
    (aged 81)
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