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Frank Johnston Jones, American lawyer.

Background

Jones, Frank Johnston was born on April 22, 1838 in Cincinnati. Son of John Davies and Elizabeth (Johnston) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1859, honorary Master of Arts, 1906. Bachelor of Laws, Cincinnati Law School, 1866.

Career

Enlisted private Company A, 6th Ohio Infantry, April 1861. Second lieutenant 13th Ohio Infantry, May 1861, later First lieutenant and adjunct, and afterward captain same regiment. Bvtd. major vols., March 13, 1865, “for gallant and meritorious services during the war.” Practicing law at Cincinnati, since 1866.

President Little Miami Railroad Company, since 1890, Cincinnati Equitable Insurance Company. Director Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad Company, Dayton & Michigan Railroad Company, Cincinnati St. Railway Company, Columbia Life Insurance Company, Cincinnati, First National Bank, Cincinnati.

Connections

Married Frances Dering Fosdick, May 30, 1866.

father:
John Davies Jones

mother:
Elizabeth (Johnston) Jones

spouse:
Frances Dering Fosdick