(September 27, 1810 - May 5, 1897)Virginia native William Jefferson Jones received his license to practice law at age 19. He was an associate of Mirabeau B. Lamar, future president of the Republic of Texas, in a Georgia newspaper enterprise. Urged by Lamar to move to Texas, Jones traveled to Galveston in 1837 and in 1839 joined Lamar's military campaign to remove the Cherokee Indians from East Texas.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 4:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 316339 N 3253599|
|Decimal Degrees||29.39825000, -94.89275000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 23.895', W 94° 53.565'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 23' 53.70" N, 94° 53' 33.90" W|
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|Area Code(s)||409, 281|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1300-1398 Bay St N, Texas City TX 77590, US|
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