Jones, William Cole, 1881-1951

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Dates:
Birth 1881-03-24
Death 1951-03-15

Biographical notes:

William Cole Jones was a journalist with the Atlanta Journal for 45 years. He began his career as a reporter in April 1906. By 1908, his editorials were published regularly, covering topics ranging from social and cultural issues to local, national, and world politics and events. He had risen to chief editorial writer by 1927, and he was appointed associate editor of the Atlanta Journal in 1934. He retired in August 1951. Jones was a member of the Symposium, one of the oldest literary and social clubs in Atlanta. He married Edith Sewell on 10 January 1907, and they had one daughter, Emily, who died in an accident at age nine.

From the description of William Cole Jones papers, 1902-1964. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 61101515

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Subjects:

  • Newspaper employees
  • Editors--History
  • Families--Social life and customs
  • Journalists--History--20th century

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  • Georgia (as recorded)
  • Atlanta (Ga.) (as recorded)