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William Atkinson Jones

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William Atkinson Jones, American congressman. member 52d to 64th Congresses (1891-1917), 1st Va.

Background

Jones, William Atkinson was born on March 21, 1849 in Warsaw, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas and Anne S. (Trowbridge) Jones.

Education

In winter, 1864-1865, entered Virginia Military Institute, and remained until evacuation of Richmond, serving with cadets in the defense of that city. B.L., University of Virginia, 1870.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1870, and practiced at Warsaw. Del-at-large Democratic National convs., 1880, 1896, 1900. Member 52d to 64th Congresses (1891-1917), 1st Virginia District Address: Warsaw, Va.

Membership

Member 52d to 64th Congresses (1891-1917), 1st Va.

Connections

Married Claude D. Motley, January 23, 1889.

father:
Thomas Jones

mother:
Anne S. (Trowbridge) Jones

spouse:
Claude D. Motley