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Lawrence E. Jones

Lawrence E. Jones, American builder, engineer, collector. member board corporators Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Background

  • Jones, Lawrence E. was born on February 26, 1888 in Stotts City, Missouri, United States. Son of Columbus D. and Katherine (Payne) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1911, Doctor of Laws, 1940.

    Career

    • Designed machinery which produced practically all cartridge clips for United States Army, World War I. Pioneer in development of co-operative apartments in America, among them Alden Park, Philadelphia. President Alden Park Corporation, Chelten Avenue Building Corporation, Kenilworth Building Corporation, Cambridge Building Corporation, Philadelphia. The Medical Research Foundation, Philadelphia, Hotel Mariemont Corporation, Cincinnati Trustee William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri.

      Member board corporators Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.

    Membership

    Member board corporators Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. Clubs: Racquet, Philobiblon (Philadelphia).

    Connections

    • Married Edna Withers, September 26, 1914.
    • father: Columbus D. Jones
    • mother: Katherine (Payne) Jones
    • spouse: Edna Withers
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    Born February 26, 1888
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