The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 John Sills Jones

John Sills Jones

Birth
Champaign County, Ohio, USA
Death 11 Apr 1903 (aged 67)
Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Burial Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA
Plot Forest Section, Lot 25
Memorial ID 19569 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, US Congressman. Served in the Civil War first as a Captain in the 4th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, then on the staff of Major General James Shields as an acting Aide-de-Camp. He was then commissioned Colonel and commander of the 174th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers on June 27, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the war". After the war he entered politics, serving as Mayor of Delaware, Ohio in 1866. He was elected to represent Ohio's 9th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving form 1877 to 1879.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


Family Members

Spouse
Children

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was John Sills Jones?

Current rating:

29 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19569
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Sills Jones (12 Feb 1836–11 Apr 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19569, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .