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Elizabeth Dickson Jones

Elizabeth Dickson Jones, American humanitarian. Member Political Equality.

Background

  • Jones, Elizabeth Dickson was born on October 6, 1862 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Wallace and Fidelia Hill (Norton) Dickson.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools, Chicago and Quincy, Illinois, Chicago Conservatory of Music, and law department Northwestern University, 1901-1902.

    Career

    • For 20 years taught music and played pipe organ. Secretary Iowa Humane Secretary since 1901, and has given entire time to work. Mr. James Callonan, former president, who died in 1904, left the Iowa Humane Society $70,000, conditioned upon her retention for life as secretary Is also secretary Iowa Humane League, Vice-President American Humane Association.

    Membership

    Member Political Equality.

    Connections

    • Married at Quincy, Illinois, Joseph H. Jones, December 11, 1884 (now deceased).
    • father: William Wallace Dickson
    • mother: Fidelia Hill (Norton) Dickson
    • spouse: at Quincy
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    Born October 6, 1862
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