Dr. Samuel J. and Charlotte H. Jones

Dr. Samuel J. and Charlotte H. Jones (HMJKS)

Location: Salado, TX 76571 Bell County
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N 30° 56.224', W 97° 31.93'

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Educators Samuel Jackson (1858-1918) and Charlotte Hallaran (d. 1904) Jones taught at Salado College in 1884-1885. In 1890, the Joneses opened Thomas Arnold High School in the former Salado College buildings. Charlotte died in 1904, leaving five young children, but S. J. Jones remained as head of the private school until 1913. In 1915, Gov. James E. Ferguson, a former student at Salado College, appointed Jones to the University of Texas Board of Regents. Embroiled in the governor's controversy with that board early in Ferguson's second term of office, Jones was removed from his position as a regent in 1917. He died the following year at his daughter's home in Virginia.
Marker Number12600
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 640227 N 3423550
Decimal Degrees30.93706667, -97.53216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 56.224', W 97° 31.93'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 56' 13.44" N, 97° 31' 55.80" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Salado Oaks Dr, Salado TX 76571, US
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