JONES, Morgan, (1830 - 1894)


JONES, Morgan, a Representative from New York; born in London, England, February 26, 1830; immigrated in 1833 to the United States with his parents, who settled in New York City; attended the public schools; engaged in the plumbing business in 1850; member of the board of councilmen 1859-1863 and president of that body in 1860, 1861, and 1863; member of the board of aldermen in 1864 and 1865, serving as president of the board in 1865; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865-March 3, 1867); resumed business interests in New York City until 1887, when he retired; died in that city July 13, 1894; interment in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.