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Robert Taylor Jones

  • Birth 8 Feb 1884 Rutledge, Grainger County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 1958 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Plot Encanto Mausoleum, Garden of Roses
  • Memorial ID 10073322

Governor of Arizona from 1939-1941 and U.S Senator. In his early years he was a civil engineer working on construction projects in Mexico and on the Panama Canal. He came to the Arizona Territory in 1909, and helped build track for the Southern Pacific Railroad in southeastern Arizona. He also owned drug stores in Phoenix and Tucson,opened the Jones Western Store in Phoenix,and also operated a cattle ranch.

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  • Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
  • Added: 12 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10073322
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Taylor Jones (8 Feb 1884–11 Jun 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10073322, citing Greenwood Memory Lawn Cemetery, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .