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Joshua H. Jones, American bishop.

Background

Jones, Joshua H. was born on June 15, 1856 in Pine Plains, South Carolina, United States. Son of Joseph and Sylvia Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Claflin U., South Carolina., 1885. Student Howard U., Washington, District of Columbia. Bachelor of Divinity, Wilberforce (Ohio) U., 1887, Doctor of Divinity, 1893.

Career

At 18; pastor in South Carolina., Wheeling, West Virginia, Wilberforce, O., Lynn, Massachusetts, Providence, Rhode Island, and Columbus, Ohio. Presiding elder Columbus district, 1894-1899. Pastor Zanesville, O., 1899.

President Wilberforce U., 1900-1908. Bishop African Methodist Episcopal Church, since 1912.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Martin, 1875. Married second, Augusta E. Clark, November 1888.

father:
Joseph Jones

mother:
Sylvia Jones

spouse:
Elizabeth Martin

spouse:
Augusta E. Clark