Biography of E. C. Jones
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Jones, E. C., of Gibson & Jones, leading grocers of Hoosick Falls. This business establishment has its commodious departments at 39 Church street which was purchased of John Gibson, the painter and wall paper dealer, in 1889. The firm is composed of young and energetic men, fully up to date and in accord with modern methods, and handle a choice line of goods. Ernest C. Jones was born at Berlin in 1865, where his boyhood was spent until 1882. When seventeen years old he engaged as foreman of a department for the Miller, Hall & Hartwell Shirt Factory. After one year he entered a grocery here, remaining three years and acquiring a knowledge of the retail grocery business. He afterward spent another three years in the grocery of John Gibson. He is a Republican, but seeking no political preferment. He is a member of the Presbyterian church and of the Board of Trade. He married in 1886 Alice Tuttle of this place, daughter of Charles J. Tuttle. They have one son, Willis, born November 14, 1895.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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