|Collection||Jones Family Collection|
|Object Name||Print, Photographic|
Charles Richard Jones was the son of Robert Wesley Jones who came from McMinnsille, TN. in 1890 and settled in the Arledge Ridge Community in Fannin County. Charles' father married Mary Elizabeth Tarpley in Fannin County.
Charles was the oldest son. He was born on April 21, 1894. He married Mary Couzens on December 27,1916. He was a farmer, salesman and in 1925 got his first political job as a cotton weighter.
He served 2 terms as the Fannin County Clerk and as State Senator from January 1943 to January 1951. From 1951 until 1971 he was the Senate Head Door Keeper.
Charles died on April 19, 1984. He is buried at Arledge Hills Cemetery
|Place||Probably Fannin County TX.|
|Number of images||1|
|Year Range from||1970|