James Slaughter Jones
Full Name: James Slaughter Jones
Date of birth: December 8, 1875
Date of death: November 27, 1924
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Jan 8, 1901 - Jan 13, 1903
Bastrop / Bastrop
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Military Service Notes
- United States Army, Captain, 111th Military Police, 36th Infantry Division, World War I. James Slaughter Jones, birth date 12/8/1875, residence in Bastrop; Application for Victory Medal.
FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
- United States Army, Captain, 111th Military Police, Camp Bowie, Texas, World War I. James Slaughter Jones, class of 1895.
Virginia Military Institute Archives.
- James Slaughter Jones, birth date 12/8/1875 in Bastrop County, death date 11/27/1924, burial in Bastrop, lawyer, spouse Vesta A. Craft. Relatives: Benjamin Frank Jones - father, James Slaughter Jones - son. Charles Hill Jones, William Henry Jones, and George Washington 'Wash' Jones (Lieutenant Governor 1866-1867) - uncles, James Slaughter Jones - nephew. Goodman & Allied Families and Wilson Family Trees; U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; Texas, Death Certificates, 1903-1982.
- Obituary, "Varsity's First 3 Letter Man Dies: C.S. [sic] Jones, Former Football Captain, Buried at Bastrop Saturday," 12/7/1924, p. 7. J.S. Jones of Bastrop, elected a member of the Texas Legislature while he attended the University of Texas. District Attorney for 21st Judicial District 1908-1912.
- Capt. James S. Jones, birth date 12/8/1875, death date 11/27/1924, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Bastrop, Bastrop County.
Find a Grave.
- James S. Jones.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
- Col. J.S. Jones, Democratic candidate for Bastrop County Judge, born at Alum Creek on 12/8/1875, District Attorney for 21st Judicial District, nephew of Col. George Washington 'Wash' Jones. Bastrop Advertiser, 1/24/1924, p. 1, crediting Bastrop Public Library.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- Obituary, "Bastrop Attorney Dies at Fort Sam: Capt. James F. Jones' [sic] Death Follows Breakdown Due to Overwork," 11/28/1924, p. 4. Death date 11/27/1924 in Base Hospital at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, native of Bastrop County, served as district attorney, widow Mrs. Vesta A. Jones.
San Antonio Express.
- James S. Jones.
Texas House of Representatives: A Pictorial Roster 1846-1992, 1992.
- 27th Legislature (1901) - J.S. Jones, Bastrop, age 25 (born circa 1876), lawyer, Democrat.
Texas Legislative Manual.
- Capt. James S. Jones, birth date 12/8/1875, death date 11/27/1924, burial in Fairview Cemetery, Bastrop. Lula Jones (1877-1905), "wife of Capt JS." Vesta Craft Jones (1880-1968). Bastrop County,
- Volume 2, No. 2, August 1900, Class of 1897 - J.S. Jones, Democratic nominee for the Legislature from Bastrop County, Captain of Company I (Sayers Guards), First Regiment, T.V.G., p. 321; State Legislature - J.S. Jones, Bastrop, pp. 395-396.
The University of Texas Record, 1905.
- J.S. Jones, Bastrop, age 25 in 1901, lawyer, Democrat.
Year Book for Texas, 1901, 1902.
J.S. Jones, 27th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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