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Charles Jesse Jones
Birth: Jan. 31, 1844
Tazewell County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 1, 1919
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Western Figure, Social Reformer. He was immortalized by author Zane Gray in his book "The Last of the Plainsmen", and is listed in the National Archives as one of the "preservers of the American bison". His colorful many-faceted career spanned several continents. Fearing the extinction of the buffalo, he made numerous adventure-filled treks into the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles where he captured 57 buffalo calves, returning them to his ranch here in Garden City Kansas. In 1901, he was appointed by his friend President Theodore Roosevelt as the first game warden of Yellowstone National Park. Colonel Jones, as he was called by his peers, was awarded a medal by Edward VII, King of England for his work with animals. His many ventures were further recognized by election to the Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1959. On April 8, 1879, together with others "Buffalo" Jones helped found Garden City. (bio by: Wheezerdog) 
Family links: 
  Noah N. Jones (1814 - 1883)
  Jane Munden Jones (1822 - 1901)
  Martha J Walton Jones (1845 - 1907)*
  William Grant Jones (1870 - 1882)*
  Charles Edward Jones (1877 - 1887)*
  Jessie G. Jones Phillips (1884 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Valley View Cemetery
Garden City
Finney County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Zone C, Lot 137, Space 5
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Wheezerdog
Record added: Sep 02, 2004
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