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 Samuel Robert Jones

Samuel Robert Jones

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 20 Sep 1922 (aged 77)
District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: WW, Site: 36-R
Memorial ID 49240429 · View Source
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Jones, Samuel Roberts, c.1845 born in Pennsylvania; June 17, 1867 graduated from West Point (28/63);and appointed 2ndIt., 4th U. S. Artillery Rgt. June-October 1870 campaign against Arapahoes on Solomon River, Kansas; Aug. 22, 1871 1stIt. March 20, 1873-Oct. 15, 1873 sent with 23 men from Battery H, 4th U. S. Artillery Rgt. to quell disturbance on Quin-ai-elt Indian Reservation, Washington Territory; 1877 Nez Perce campaign; 1878 Bannock campaign; Dec. 9, 1887-Jan. 24, 1891 regimental quartermaster; Jan. 24, 1891 capt. April 20, 1892 transferred to Quartermaster Department; May 12, 1898 maj., quartermaster, volunteers; 1898-1899 chief quartermaster in Philippine Islands; July 1, 1898 first man from U. S. Army to set foot in Phillippines; Nov. 1, 1900 maj., quartermaster, U. S. Army; ltcol. 1909 retired; 1916-1919 on active duty as col. 1918-1919 quartermaster at West Point: Sept. 20, 1922 died at Washington, D. C. son Ivens Jones, c.1886 born in Iowa-Sept. 7, 1923 died at Ft. Snelling, Minn. (grandfather of Samuel R., William W., Harold W. and John W. Browning--all West Point graduates) Jones, Ivens, c.1886 born in Iowa, son of Samuel R. Jones June 15, 1910 graduated from West Point; 1916-1918 math instructor at West Point; 1918-1922 military attache at Berne, Switzerland; maj. Sept. 7, 1923 died at Ft. Snelling, Minn. of polo injuries and posthumously promoted ltcol.


NoTE: Sept. 20, 1922 date of death as given in West Point Register for year 2000


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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49240429
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Robert Jones (6 Feb 1845–20 Sep 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49240429, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .