Historical Rosters Database
William Atkinson JonesRoster ID 3136
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1868|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Atkinson Jones, Class of 1868: Born- March 21, 1849. Matriculated from Warsaw, Va. At VMI 1 year. Military Record: With Corps in Richmond trenches until it disbanded April 2, 1865. Post War Career: Farmer; lawyer; public official. At UVa 1868-1870. Democrat. Commonwealth's attorney, Richmond County. Represented 1st District of Va in US House of Representatives 1891-1917. (Major work was 1916 bill for eventual independence of the Philippines.) Episcipol. Died- April 17, 1918. Buried St. John's Episcopol Church, Warsaw, Va.|