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Robert Otis Jones

Robert Otis Jones, American banker. Served in Maryland. National Guard, Mexican Border, 1916; member, chairman finance committee, Board of Visitors and governments, St. John’s College; Member Newcomen Society, Kappa Alpha (Southern).; Club: Merchants (Baltimore).

Background

  • Jones, Robert Otis was born on October 2, 1894 in near Baltimore. Son of Edgar Godman and Ellis B. (Hood) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, St. John’s College (Annapolis) and University of Maryland, 1916.

    Career

    • Joined Wood, Struthers & Company. New York City, 1920, becoming head of investment advisory department. In same capacity joined J. P. Morgan & Company.

      New York City, 1935; with Union Trust Company, Pittsburgh, 1941-1959, vice president (since merger in 1946) Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, 1946-1959, retired, 1959.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Served in Maryland. National Guard, Mexican Border, 1916. Member, chairman finance committee, Board of Visitors and governments, St. John’s College. Member Newcomen Society, Kappa Alpha (Southern).

    Club: Merchants (Baltimore).

    Connections

    • Married Mistress.
    • father: Edgar Godman Jones
    • mother: Ellis B. (Hood) Jones
    • spouse: Mistress
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    Born October 2, 1894
    Died December 12, 1960
    (aged 66)
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