Albert Martin Jones

Albert Martin Jones

Birth
Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas, USA
Death 18 Dec 1961 (aged 70)
Valley Mills, Bosque County, Texas, USA
Burial Valley Mills, Bosque County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 25988788 · View Source
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Information received from Find A Grave contributor Catherine (Prophit) Demers.
"In Memory of Honorable Albert M. Jones
Senator Martin offered the following resolution:
(Senate Resolution 14)
Whereas, On December 18, 1961, Bosque County and the State of Texas suffered a great loss with the death of former State Representative Albert M. Jones of Valley Mills, Texas, who left a memorable record of outstanding public service and citizenship throughout his lifetime; and Whereas, Albert M. Jones was born in Fannin County and was reared in Coryell County, moving in 1912 to Valley Mills, where he learned the cotton business and was associated with the Turner Cotton Company until 1937 when he formed the A.M. Jones Cotton Company; and thereafter he served on the City Council and as Mayor of Valley Mills, and represented the Counties of Bosque, Somervell, and Johnson in the Texas House of Representatives from 1939 to 1953; and Whereas, He was a member of the Osage Baptist Church, a charter member of the Valley Mills Fire Department, and a member of the Valley Mills Lion Club and the Masonic Lodge; and Whereas, The able and dedicated service of this public-spirited citizen and his contributions to the civic and religious life of his community and state have earned for him great admiration of his many friends and associates; and Whereas, He is survived by his widow; two brothers, Jim Jones of Valley Mills and Hurshel Jones of Carlsbad, New Mexico; and two sisters, Mrs. Leo Richards of Clifton, Texas, and Mrs. Vaden Clark of Meridian, Texas; and Whereas, It is the desire of the Senate of the Fifty-seventh Legislature of the State of Texas to pay tribute to this worthy citizen; now, therefore, be it Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns today it do so in his memory, and that a page in the permanent Senate Journal be devoted to the recording of this resolution; and be it further Resolved, That an enrolled copy of this resolution be sent to all of the surviving members of the family as a token of respect and sympathy.
The resolution was read and was adopted by a rising vote of the Senate."

Link to document: http://www.lrl.state.tx.us/scanned/members/memorial/57/57_1_Jones_sr14.pdf
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  • Maintained by: Abby Streight Birdwell
  • Originally Created by: Linda Huff
  • Added: 13 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 25988788
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Martin Jones (11 Jan 1891–18 Dec 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25988788, citing Valley Mills Cemetery, Valley Mills, Bosque County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Abby Streight Birdwell (contributor 46993729) .