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Thomas Jones

Thomas Jones was born in Wales, October 7, 1857, and was the son of a minister.  He came to New York when fifteen years old, and was educated at Oberlin College, graduating there in 1885, and from the Cincinnati Law School in 1887.  He came to Kansas City July 4, 1887.  Senator Lyman was his partner two years, then it was Jones & Kirshner.

   For several years he has practiced alone.  Mr. Jones is secretary and attorney for the Florence Crittenden Home; he is in close touch with the National Municipal League; is a member of the board of directors of the Associated Charities, and is vice-president of the Missouri Republican Club.  He was a candidate for police Judge in 1896.  He is president of the local Christian Endeavor Union, and was State president for two years.  He is now the world's vice-president for Missouri of this society.  He was prominently identified with the West Side Law and Order League from 1894 to 1900.
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