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Lawyer , government official

Robert Franklin Jones, American lawyer, government official. Member Ohio State and Allen Company bar associations, Delta Sigma Phi.; Mason, Odd.

Background

Jones, Robert Franklin was born on June 25, 1907 in Cairo, Ohio, United States. Son of Jenkin C. and Josephine (DeVine) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Ohio Northern U., 1929.

Career

Admitted to Ohio bar, 1929, and began practice at Lima. Prosecuting attorney, 1935-1939. Member 76th to 80th Congresses (1939-1949), 4th Ohio District.

Appointed commissioner of Federal Communications Common for 7 year term, 1947, resigned as member Congress, 1947. Commissioner Federal Communication Commission, 1947-1952. Practice communications law, Washington, 1952-1968.

Senior partner Jones, Sells & Baker.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Who Pays for the New Deal’s Propaganda?,” Liberty Magazine, September 14, 1940.

Religion

No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

Politics

The use of force may be supported in extreme situations and when the need to do so is beyond reasonable doubt.

Views

Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.

Membership

Member Ohio State and Allen Company bar associations, Delta Sigma Phi. Mason, Odd.

Connections

Married Ida Marie Spreen, June 21, 1930. Children: Robert Franklin, Jeraldine Marie.

father:
Jenkin C. Jones

mother:
Josephine (DeVine) Jones

spouse:
Ida Marie Spreen

children:
Robert Franklin Jones

Jeraldine Marie Jones