Biography of David W. Jones
Broome County, NY Biographies





DAVID W. JONES - Prominent among the younger business executives of Binghamton, New York, David W. Jones has had wide experience in the field of engineering, both architectural and civil, and with his excellent training and practical ability is well fitted for his present responsibilities. A native of Missouri, Mr. Jones comes of an old New York State family, and is a son of Rev. William David Jones, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church at Worcester, Otsego county, New York. The Rev. Mr. Jones was born in Steuben county, New York, and married Della A. Felter, of Cobleskill, Schoharie county, New York, who is also still living.

David W. Jones was born at St. Louis, Missouri, July 16,1893, and received his early education in the public schools of Worcester, New York. He was graduated from the Worcester High School in the class of 1912, then took up his preparation for his chosen career at the Pratt Institute, of Brooklyn, New York. His education completed, Mr. Jones became identified with the firm widely known as the Art Metal Construction Company, in the capacity of efficiency engineer, remaining for a period of two years. Meantime, while still in school, he enlisted as a private in the 1st Battalion, Naval Militia, of New York, and at the close of his period of service was honorably discharged with the rank of lieutenant. Thus the World War found him ready to give efficient service, and enlisting in the United States navy, he was assigned to duty in New York City, guarding the various bridges. Upon his return to civilian life Mr. Jones became associated with T. I. Lacey & Son, of Binghamton, as an architect, continuing with this firm from October, 1919, until the spring of 1920, then, for a time, was active as road superintendent with Stento & Sarafini. He thereafter was associated with Hoedley & Giles, civil engineers of Binghamton, whom he assisted in the preparation of the zoning of the city of Binghamton. Mr. Jones is now general manager of the Johnson City Brick Company, Missouri. On April 15, 1922, Mr. Jones was appointed by Mayor Wilson superintendent of buildings, and in connection with his other interests is fulfilling the duties of this responsible position in the public service. Mr. Jones is commander of the local post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, is a member of the American Legion, the Woodmen of the World, and the Young Men's Christian Association, and is an attendant upon the services of the West Presbyterian Church of Binghamton.

David W. Jones married, in 1917, Emmie J. Gerber, of New York City, and they are the parents of three children: David, born October 30, 1918; George Steven, born July 5, 1920; and Marjorie Rose Ann, born March 13, 1922.

From:
Binghamton and Broome County
New York
Editor in chief: William Foote Seward
Libarian for the Binghamton Public Libraey
Lewis Historical Publishing Company
New York and Chicago, 1924


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION
Broome County, NY
Biographies

Names A to H
Names I to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012