|Birth: ||Feb. 16, 1897|
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1976|
Ralph Boswell Jones was born on 16 Feb. 1897 at West Point, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, son of Walter Jay Jones (1868-1919) and Laura Boswell (1877-1936). He was educated at Purdue University from 1915 to 1917, also being enrolled in the ROTC Program. At the outset of America's involvement in World War I, he was inducted into the U.S. Army on 15 Aug. 1917 at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, serving until his discharge on 1 July 1919.
Ralph married Dorothy D. Dorner, daughter of Fred Eihl Dorner (1867-1945) and Eda May Prass (1869-1957), on 9 Nov. 1921 at Tippecanoe County, Indiana. He became a funeral director from 1929 to 1976 in Illinois and then Ohio. He and Dorothy [Dorner] Jones were divorced on 15 Dec. 1951 at North Fairfield, Huron County, Ohio. He then married Margaret Elizabeth Rawlings, daughter of Williams Rawlings and Hattie Rockwell, on 16 Feb. 1952 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Ralph Boswell Jones died on 4 Mar 1976 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, at age 79, and was buried on 8 Mar 1976 at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio.
Walter Jay Jones (1868 - 1919)
Laura Boswell Jones (1877 - 1936)
Margaret Elizabeth Rawlings Jones (1898 - 1984)
Dorothy D. Dorner Jones (1898 - 1992)*
Thomas Boswell Jones (1931 - 2005)*
Lake View Cemetery
Plot: Section 31 Lot 341-B
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Auto Graver
Record added: Oct 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78131674