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William A. Jones

5 Nov 18 -22 Aug 1956

William A. Jones, 89, of Sharon-Weldon Rd., Masury, died in Sharon General Hospital at 7 p.m. yesterday [22 Aug 1956].

Mr. Jones, who spent all of his life in this area, was the sixth oldest member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainsmen, an organization with a membership of 225,000 in the United States and Canada.  He was the last living charter member of local Lodge 521.

Born in Hickory Township on Nov. 5, 1866, he was the son of James and Mary Titus Jones.  He was a retired Erie Railroad conductor.

Besides his wife, the former Bertha Rodgers, he leaves four sons, William Walter Jones, Transfer, James B. Jones, Sharpsville, Gerald W. Jones, Masury; and Paul Jones, Detroit; two daughters, Mrs. Florence James, Masury and Mrs. Martha Lett, Ecorse, Mich.; a sister, Mrs. Jesse Shull, Masury; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.


Source: Sharon Herald, August 23, 1956

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