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Lawrence E. Jones

builder , engineer , collector.

Lawrence E. Jones, American builder, engineer, collector. member board corporators Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Background

Jones, Lawrence E. was born on February 26, 1888 in Stotts City, Missouri, United States. Son of Columbus D. and Katherine (Payne) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri, 1911, Doctor of Laws, 1940.

Career

Designed machinery which produced practically all cartridge clips for United States Army, World War I. Pioneer in development of co-operative apartments in America, among them Alden Park, Philadelphia. President Alden Park Corporation, Chelten Avenue Building Corporation, Kenilworth Building Corporation, Cambridge Building Corporation, Philadelphia. The Medical Research Foundation, Philadelphia, Hotel Mariemont Corporation, Cincinnati Trustee William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri.

Member board corporators Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania.

Membership

Member board corporators Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania. Clubs: Racquet, Philobiblon (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Edna Withers, September 26, 1914.

father:
Columbus D. Jones

mother:
Katherine (Payne) Jones

spouse:
Edna Withers