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Edwin Donatus Jones, American lawyer.


Jones, Edwin Donatus was born on September 19, 1919 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edwin Donatus and Kathryn (Sullivan) Jones.


Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1941, Bachelor of Laws, 1950.


Bar: California bar 1950. With firm Betts, Ely & Loomis, Los Angeles, 1950-1953. Partner firm Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, San Jose, 1953-1985.

Legal adviser Junior League San Jose. Past vice president, board directors Family Service Association, San Jose. Past trustee San Jose Unified School District.

Past board directors Goodwill Industries, Santa Clara County.


Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, World World War World War II. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Santa Clara County Bar Association (trustee), Monterey County Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association (past president), Association Defense Counsel, International Association Insurance Counsel, American Judicature Society, Defense Research Association, R.R. Trial Counsel, American Arbitration Association (nat. panel).

Clubs: San Jose Country Sainte Claire (San Jose).


Married Ann Ellen Harris, February 17, 1945. Children: Susan, Laura, Andrew, Sarah.

Edwin Donatus Jones

Kathryn (Sullivan) Jones

Ann Ellen Harris

Susan Jones

Laura Jones

Andrew Jones

Sarah Jones