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JOHN ROBERT JONES


Photo credit:

"Constitution Safe With Jones On Job." Harisburg Telegraph [C.H. Bergner] 24 Jun. 1913, 8.

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1911-1912 Republican
1913-1914 Republican
 Counties   Schuylkill

Biography

04/04/1878 - 08/20/1963

JONES, John Robert, a Representative from Schuylkill County; born in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill County, Pa., April 4, 1878; graduated, Franklin and Marshall College, 1902; lawyer; elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1911 and 1913 terms; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House for the 1915 term; special corporation clerk, office of Pennsylvania Auditor General (1920-1921); appointed, Assistant United States Attorney, City of Philadelphia (1921-1923); appointed, Deputy Attorney General, Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office (1923-1925); judge, municipal court, city of Philadelphia (appointed, 1939; elected, 1939-1959); died, August 20, 1963 in the city of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.