Thomas Goode Jones, Sr

Thomas Goode Jones, Sr

Birth
Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
Death 28 Apr 1914 (aged 69)
Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Burial Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 7969083 · View Source
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Alabama Governor. He attended the Virginia Military Institute and read law in 1868. He served in the Confederate States Army, first as a first sergeant with the 53rd Alabama Cavalry, then as a major and aide-de-camp to John B. Gordon. At Appomattox, he carried the flag of truce to the Union lines. After the Civil War, he was a planter in Montgomery, Alabama from 1865 to 1868. He was the editor of the Montgomery Daily Picayune in 1868. He entered private practice in Montgomery in 1868. He was the reporter of decisions for the Supreme Court of Alabama from 1870 to 1880, a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1884 to 1888, serving as Speaker from 1886 to 1888 and Governor of Alabama from 1890 to 1894.

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  • Added: 10 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7969083
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Goode Jones, Sr (26 Nov 1844–28 Apr 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7969083, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .