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Daniel Webster Jones

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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