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Daniel Webster Jones

Daniel Webster Jones, American governor. member legislature, 1891, 1915.

Background

  • Jones, Daniel Webster was born on December 15, 1839 in Bowie County, Republic of Texas. Son of Doctor Isaac N. Jones.

  • Education

    • Educated in academic, Washington, Arkansas.

    Career

    • Entered C.S.A., 1861. Became colonel 20th Arkansas Infantry, December, 1862. Was commanding a brigade of infantry at close of war.

      Admitted to bar, 1865. Elected prosecuting attorney, 1874. Presidential elector, 1876, 1880.

      Elected attorney general, Arkansas, 1884, 1886. Member legislature, 1891, 1915. Governor of Arkansas, 2 terms, 1897-1901.

      Resumed practice on expiration of 2d term. Home: Little Rock, Ark.

    Membership

    Member legislature, 1891, 1915.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret P. Hadly, February 9, 1864.
    • father: Doctor Isaac N. Jones. Jones
    • spouse: Margaret P. Hadly
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    Born December 15, 1839
    Died December 25, 1918
    (aged 79)
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