Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912

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John Percival Jones, born in Herefordshire, England, in 1829, grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, before migrating west during the 1849 gold rush. Jones served as a U.S. Senator for the state of Nevada for thirty years (1873-1903).

From the description of John P. Jones autograph, between 1873 and 1903. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 762831613

John P. Jones, mining investor and land speculator, earned his fortune in the silver mines of western Nevada after an unsuccessful bid for Lieutenant Governor of California. In 1873 Jones became a U. S. Senator for Nevada, a seat he held for thirty years. During his political career, Jones retained financial interest in several California and Nevada companies.

From the description of John P. Jones papers, 1884-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171473

From the description of John P. Jones papers, 1884-1897. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83606972

American Senator.

From the description of Letter signed : Washington, to D.A. Wells, 1883 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270495272

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creatorOf Westphal, Gustavus Adolph, 1869-. Gustavus A. Westphal papers, 1890-1919, 1945. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn The Chinese in California, 1850-1925 Bancroft Library
creatorOf Jones, John P., 1829-1912. Biographical sketch of John P. Jones. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Jones Family papers, 1847-1946 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
referencedIn Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. Papers, 1840-1896. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912. John P. Jones papers, 1884-1897. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Jones, John Percival, 1829-1912. Letter signed : Washington, to D.A. Wells, 1883 Mar. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901. Papers, 1882-1951. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912. John P. Jones papers, 1884-1897. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Jones family. Papers, 1847-1946. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Jones, John P., 1829-1912. Biographical sketch of John P. Jones. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912. John P. Jones autograph, between 1873 and 1903. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
referencedIn Mahoney, Denis J., 1879-1943. Denis J. Mahoney papers, 1937-ca. 1940. Nevada State Historical Society
referencedIn Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982. The Elmer E. Robinson manuscript collection of American history and government, 1764-1944. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Atlas Mill (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Comstock Mill and Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Comstock Mill and Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Consolidated California and Virginia Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. person
associatedWith Devil's Gate Mill (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Devil's Gate Mill (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Jones family family
associatedWith Jones family. family
associatedWith Jones, John P., 1829-1912. person
associatedWith Mahoney, Denis J., 1879-1943. person
associatedWith Mexican Mill. corporateBody
associatedWith Mexican Mill (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nevada and Winfield Mill Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Nevada and Winfield Mill Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Pacific Mill Company (Nev) corporateBody
associatedWith Pacific Mill Company (Nev). corporateBody
associatedWith Pacific Reclamation Company (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pacific Reclamation Company (Calif.) corporateBody
associatedWith Petaluma Mill (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pioneer Mill Company (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pioneer Mill Company (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Pless, W. B. person
associatedWith Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901. person
associatedWith Robinson, Elmer E., 1894-1982. person
associatedWith Sapphire Mill (Nev.) corporateBody
associatedWith Schellentrager, E. A. person
associatedWith Washoe Mill and Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Washoe Mill and Mining Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Wells, David Ames, 1828-1898, person
associatedWith Westphal, Gustavus Adolph, 1869- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Comstock Lode (Nev.)
Virginia City (Nev.)
California
Virginia City (Nev.)
California
Comstock Lode (Nev.)
Nevada
Nevada
Nevada
Subject
Mines and Mineral Resources
Insurance policies
Mills and mill-work
Silver mines and mining
Reclamation of land
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Birth 1829-01-27

Death 1912-11-12

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