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William Arthur Jones

William Arthur Jones | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
William Arthur Jones, U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1897-1905.
DESCRIPTION
William Arthur Jones, U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1897-1905.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:30865
Creation Date:   date unknown
Creator Name:Stanford Studio
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Collection Name:Jones, William A. (William Arthur), 1844-1912 : Photographs, 1897-1905
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH Mss 495.372
Original Dimensions:10 x 12 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
William Arthur Jones was born in Wales in 1844; emigrated in 1851 with his parents, John P. and Phoebe Davies Jones, who settled near Mineral Point in Iowa County WI. In 1881 he married Sarah Ansley; they had four children: Agnes, William, Florence and Marian. He was appointed as U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs in 1897 and held that position until 1905, when he returned to Mineral Point. Along with two brothers he ran several zinc businesses. He died there in 1912.
SUBJECTS
Neckties
Suits (Clothing)
Indoor photography
Portrait photography
Administrative agencies
Public officers
Photographers
Moustache

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