William F. Jones papers
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Correspondents include Jones’s family in Ohio, his daughter and son-in-law, Thomas Dowling, William H. English, Andrew J. Harlan, Austin W. Morris, William Rockhill, Oliver H. Smith, and Samuel Taggart.
- Jones, William F., 1813-1890 (Person)
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Jones served in the Indiana House of Representatives during 1846-1847. He was also the Hartford City, Blackford County school commissioner and the Delaware County school trustee (1854-1864). Jones was the secretary of the Muncie town board in 1855, a Muncie city council member in 1873, and mayor of Muncie (1877-1879). He was a member of the Delaware County Agricultural Society, Washingtonian (temperance) Society, and directory of the Muncie city library. William F. Jones died October 27, 1890 in Muncie, Indiana.
Rebecca A. Shepherd et al., eds. A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly, vol. 1. Indianapolis: Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana.
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- Delaware County (Ind.)
- Dowling, Thomas, 1806-1876
- English, William Hayden (1822-1896)
- Fort Wayne and Southern Railroad
- Harlan, Andrew Jackson, 1815-1907
- Indiana -- Politics and government
- Morris, Austin W.
- Muncie (Ind.)
- Politicians -- Indiana
- Politics and government
- Rockhill, William
- Smith, Oliver H. (Oliver Hampton), 1794-1859
- Taggart, Samuel, 1754-1825
- William F. Jones papers
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