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George Wallace Jones

  • Birth 12 Apr 1804 Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 22 Jul 1896 Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Key West, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 7878895

Democrat Congressman from Iowa. He served as a delegate from Wisconsin from 1837-1839. In 1848 he was elected as one of the first Senators from Iowa and served until 1859. In 1861 he was arrested on orders from William Seward for disloyalty because of corresponding with his friend, Jefferson Davis. He served 34 days in jail until he was released by President Lincoln.

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 19 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7878895
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Wallace Jones (12 Apr 1804–22 Jul 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7878895, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Key West, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .