TITLE

APRIL 5, 1874

AUTHOR(S)
Stone, Ron
PUB. DATE
January 1984
SOURCE
Book of Texas Days;1984, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book
ABSTRACT
The article recounts the contribution of Jesse Jones to Houston in Texas. Jones, who was born in Tennessee on April 5, 1874, helped build Houston into a great city. He owned the afternoon newspaper and controlled the bank with the most clout. He was also a political power-broker. He had served as the U.S. Secretary of Commerce.
ACCESSION #
21474628

 

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