Biography of Ivan R. Jones
Broome County, NY Biographies





IVAN R. JONES - Prominent among the energetic, enterprising and successful contractors of Endicott, New York, Ivan R. Jones is also one of the most public spirited citizens of that town. He was born April 21, 1890, in Steuben county, New York, son of Andrew and Alwilda (Rowley) Jones, the former being engaged in business as a contractor for many years. After completing his education Mr. Jones, in association with his father, learned the building trade and continued to work with the latter for some time following. After locating in Endicott, he engaged in business on his own account and from the very beginning met with success. In a very short time he became known among the business men of the town, and the interest which he took in the welfare of the community placed him in high standing with his contemporaries. He is now serving as a director of the Community Savings Loan Association and of the Chamber of Commerce, and is a charter member of the Rotary Club, and a director of same. In politics he is a Republican, and is very active in promoting the interests of this organization. He is identified with the State Bank of Endicott and the Farmers' National Bank.

Mr. Jones married, May 11, 1910, at Binghamton, New York, Edna W. Dimmock, born October 13, 1889, in Allentown, New Jersey, daughter of Edwin W. and Alice (Aldrich) Dimmock and their children are: Aubrey, born October 23, 1914; and Thelma, born January 3, 1921. With his family Mr. Jones attends the Universalist church, in which he takes the same interest which is characteristic of all his activities.

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


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