He represented Missisquoi in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1841 to 1844. He was born in William Henry, probably the son of John Jones and Marie-Magdelaine Heney. Jones lived in Stanbridge Township, in Saint-Jean and in Christieville.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for a seat in the Lower Canada assembly in 1830.
Jones did not run for reelection to the assembly in 1844. He died in Montreal and was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery.