Evan John Jones
American politicianDied when: 79 years 78 days (950 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio
Evan John Jones (October 23, 1872 – January 9, 1952) was a Republican member of the U.S.House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.Jones was born in Shamokin, Pennsylvania.
He graduated from Clarion Normal School in Clarion, Pennsylvania, in 1892.He taught school.He graduated from the Dickinson School of Law in 1896.
He was admitted to the bar in 1896 and commenced practice at St.Marys, Pennsylvania.Jones was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and Sixty-seventh Congresses.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1922.He resumed the practice of law in Bradford, Pennsylvania.He served as vice president and general manager of the Emporium Forestry Co. and as director and general counsel of the Grasse River Railroad Corp.
He died in Bradford, Pennsylvania, aged 79, and is buried in Willow Dale Cemetery.