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Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones

College president

Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones, American college president. Member Phi Beta Sigma Baptist.; Mason (33 degree).

Background

Jones, Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on August 6, 1905 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. Son of John Sebastian and Maria (Morrison) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Southern U., Baton Rouge, 1925. A.M., Columbia, 1932. Doctor of Laws, Louisiana Technology U., 1970.

Career

Teacher, Lampton College, Alexandria, Louisiana, 1925-1926. Instructor Grambling (Louisiana) State University, 1926-1927, dean, 1927-1936, president, 1936-1977.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Sigma Baptist. Mason (33 degree).

Connections

Married Mildred Shay, April. Children: Ralph, John Arthur.

father:
John Sebastian Jones

mother:
Maria (Morrison) Jones

spouse:
Mildred Shay

children:
Ralph Jones

John Arthur Jones