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Robert Otis Jones

banker.

Robert Otis Jones, American banker. Served in Maryland. National Guard, Mexican Border, 1916; member, chairman finance committee, Board of Visitors and governments, St. John’s College; Member Newcomen Society, Kappa Alpha (Southern).; Club: Merchants (Baltimore).

Background

Jones, Robert Otis was born on October 2, 1894 in near Baltimore. Son of Edgar Godman and Ellis B. (Hood) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. John’s College (Annapolis) and University of Maryland, 1916.

Career

Joined Wood, Struthers & Company. New York City, 1920, becoming head of investment advisory department. In same capacity joined J. P. Morgan & Company.

New York City, 1935; with Union Trust Company, Pittsburgh, 1941-1959, vice president (since merger in 1946) Mellon National Bank & Trust Company, 1946-1959, retired, 1959.

Membership

Served in Maryland. National Guard, Mexican Border, 1916. Member, chairman finance committee, Board of Visitors and governments, St. John’s College. Member Newcomen Society, Kappa Alpha (Southern).

Club: Merchants (Baltimore).

Connections

Married Mistress.

father:
Edgar Godman Jones

mother:
Ellis B. (Hood) Jones

spouse:
Mistress