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Addison P Jones

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Children  George Howard Jones
Name  Addison Jones

Role  Politician
Died  1910
Born  September 15, 1822 (1822-09-15) Greenville, New York
Title  Member of the New York State Senate
Spouse(s)  Rachel J. Sole (m. 1866)

Addison Porter Jones (September 15, 1822 – May 5, 1910) was an American politician from New York.

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Life

He was born on September 15, 1822, in Greenville, New York.

He attended the common schools. In 1843, he became a merchant in Catskill.

He entered politics as a Whig and in 1855 became a Democrat. He was Supervisor of the Town of Catskill in 1856, 1860 and 1861; and Sheriff of Greene County from 1862 to 1864.

He was a presidential elector in 1876, voting for Samuel J. Tilden and Thomas A. Hendricks.

Jones was a member of the New York State Senate (14th D.) in 1878, 1879, 1882 and 1883.

He died on May 5, 1910, and was interred in Catskill Village Cemetery.

Legacy

His grandson, Addison Porter Jones II (1877-?) was named after him. He married Annette Whittaker and was the president of the Catskill Savings Bank.

References

Addison P. Jones Wikipedia


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