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Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones

Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones, American college president. Member Phi Beta Sigma Baptist.; Mason (33 degree).

Background

  • Jones, Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on August 6, 1905 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. Son of John Sebastian and Maria (Morrison) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Southern U., Baton Rouge, 1925. A.M., Columbia, 1932. Doctor of Laws, Louisiana Technology U., 1970.

    Career

    • Teacher, Lampton College, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1925-1926. Instructor Grambling (Louisiana) State University, 1926-1927, dean, 1927-1936, president, 1936-1977.

    Membership

    Member Phi Beta Sigma Baptist. Mason (33 degree).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred Shay, April. Children: Ralph, John Arthur.
    • father: John Sebastian Jones
    • mother: Maria (Morrison) Jones
    • spouse: Mildred Shay
    • children: Ralph Jones
    • John Arthur Jones
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    Died April 9, 1982
    (aged 76)
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