Biography of Herbert S. Jones
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Herbert S. Jones. One of the well known professional men of Mansfield is Herbert S. Jones, who is associated with the firm of Althouse & Jones, architects, with offices in the Farmers Bank Building. He was born at Lucas, Ohio, April 23, 1889, the son of David and Mattie (Atchison) Jones.

David Jones was born at Lucas, Ohio. Early in life he taught school and engaged in the building business after his arrival at Mansfield, where he became a substantial citizen. He died here in 1894, and his widow, a native of Indiana, lives in Mansfield. Mr. Jones was a Democrat and had served as mayor of Lucas, Ohio. He held membership in the Lutheran Church, and belonged to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. To Mr. and Mrs. Jones were born two sons: Morris, deceased; and Herbert S., the subject of this sketch.

Herbert S. Jones attended the public and high schools of Mansfield, from which he was graduated in 1907. As a young man he manifested interest in architecture and studied that profession in the office of Vernon Redding, of Mansfield. He has been associated with William L. Althouse since 1914 and they are recognized as leading architects of North Central Ohio. Numerous public and office buildings in Mansfield are tributes to their skill and ability.

Mr. Jones holds membership in the Lutheran Church, and belongs to the Rotary Club and West Brook Country Club. He has the following lodge affiliations: Mansfield Lodge, F. & A. M., No. 35; Mansfield Chapter, R. A. M., No. 28; Mansfield Council, R. & S. M. M., No. 94; Mansfield Commandery, K. T., No. 21; Dayton Consistory, 32nd degree; Baku Grotto, M. O. V. P. E. R.; Al Koran Temple; Mansfield Scottish Rite Society; Mystic Club; Mansfield Shrine Club; and Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks, No. 56.

Mr. Jones is past secretary of the American Institute of Architects.

In 1914 Mr. Jones married Miss Marie Frances Kuebler, the daughter of Louis and Lena (Mathis) Kuebler, of Mansfield. Mr. Kuebler is deceased and his widow lives in this city. He was editor of the German newspaper in Mansfield for a number of years.

From:
History of North Central Ohio
Embracing Richland, Ashland, Wayne,
Medina, Lorin, Huron and Knox Counties
BY: William A. Duff
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka-Indianapolis 1931


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