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Guide to the Herbert C. Jones Papers, 1902-1969
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The Herbert C. Jones Collection documents the home files of Senator Herbert C. Jones. This collection is divided into eleven series, and a total of nine linear feet, in eight manuscript boxes (1-8), two pamphlet boxes (9 and 11), and one flat box (10). All attempts have been made to keep these files in their original order. There is also an extensive newspaper clippings collection which has been left in its original order within the collection.
Herbert C. Jones was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He moved to San Jose as a child and spent his grammar school and high school education in San Jose. He spent his university education at Stanford University. He was a lawyer, State Senator, civic leader, church treasurer and conservationist. Herbert C. Jones was a lawyer and State Senator from 1913 to 1934. Senator Jones was a pioneer in Santa Clara County devoted to the well being of a rapidly growing population and industry in the Santa Clara Valley. He graduated in 1902 with a Bachelors degree and in 1904 he graduated from the Stanford school of Law. After graduating from law school Senator Jones spent a short period of time working in the County Clerks Office for Santa Clara County. He later established his law firm in downtown San Jose.
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