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William Atkinson Jones

William Atkinson Jones, American congressman. member 52d to 64th Congresses (1891-1917), 1st Va.

Background

  • Jones, William Atkinson was born on March 21, 1849 in Warsaw, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas and Anne S. (Trowbridge) Jones.

  • Education

    • In winter, 1864-1865, entered Virginia Military Institute, and remained until evacuation of Richmond, serving with cadets in the defense of that city. B.L., University of Virginia, 1870.

    Career

    • Admitted to bar, 1870, and practiced at Warsaw. Del-at-large Democratic National convs., 1880, 1896, 1900. Member 52d to 64th Congresses (1891-1917), 1st Virginia District Address: Warsaw, Va.

    Membership

    Member 52d to 64th Congresses (1891-1917), 1st Va.

    Connections

    • Married Claude D. Motley, January 23, 1889.
    • father: Thomas Jones
    • mother: Anne S. (Trowbridge) Jones
    • spouse: Claude D. Motley
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    Born March 21, 1849
    Died April 17, 1918
    (aged 69)
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