Benjamin Jones

Benjamin Jones

Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
Death 24 Apr 1861 (aged 74)
Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Burial Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 11925102 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Moving to Wooster, Ohio in 1812, he engaged in mercantile pursuits, was justice of the peace in 1815 and commissioner for Wayne County in 1818. He was a member of the Ohio State House of Representatives (1821-22), and a member of the Ohio State Senate (1829-32). In 1833, he was elected as a Jacksonian to the Twenty-third and Twenty-fourth Congresses, serving until 1837. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed his previous business interests until his death.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 11925102
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Jones (13 Apr 1787–24 Apr 1861), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11925102, citing Wooster Cemetery, Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .