06/21/1850 - 04/16/1928

JONES, Samuel Sheldon, a Representative from Luzerne County; born, June 21, 1850 in Carbondale, Lackawanna County, Pa.; tailor; partner, Jones & Campman, clothing and mercantile business (1867-1875); elected, council, Carbondale (1872-1876); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1876 and 1877; unsuccessful campaign for reelection to the House (1878); clerk, office of the commissioners, Lackawanna County; clerk, office of recorder and clerk of deeds, Lackawanna County; editor, Carbondale Leader (1887-1893); founder and member (1892-1928), president (1922-1928) and board member, Carbondale Hospital Association; secretary, Anthracite Land & Improvement Company; elected, alderman, Carbondale (1893-1903, 1911-1928); chief deputy treasurer, Lackawanna County (1904-1905); docket clerk, office of the controller, Carbondale (1905-1910); died, April 16, 1928 in Carbondale, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania; interred, Maplewood Cemetery, Carbondale, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.

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