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Edward E. Jones

Biography

He became known as "Good Roads Jones." Graduate of Williston Seminary in Easthampton, Massachusetts, in 1886. He was married three times with two sons from his early marriage. His third was to Katherine B. O'Hara in 1922. He was a member of the Masons and Odd Fellows. Served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for ten years and in the Pennsylvania Senate for eight years. Appointed by President Harding to the Farm Loan Board and served 1923 to 1927. Served as Register of the Treasury January 22, 1929, through May 31, 1933. His signature appears on paper money issued during that period including Federal Reserve Notes, series of 1929. bio: WWWA-3

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies

 

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