Morgan Jones (American politician)

Morgan Jones
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 4th district
In office
March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867
Preceded byBenjamin Wood
Succeeded byJohn Fox
Personal details
Born(1830-02-26)February 26, 1830
London, England, United Kingdom
DiedJuly 13, 1894(1894-07-13) (aged 64)
New York, New York
Political partyDemocratic

Morgan Jones (February 26, 1830 – July 13, 1894) was a U.S. Representative from New York.

Born in London, England, Jones immigrated in 1833 to the United States with his parents, who settled in New York City. He engaged in the plumbing business in 1850. He served as a member of the board of councilmen 1859–1863 and president of that body in 1860, 1861, and 1863. He served as a member of the board of aldermen in 1864 and 1865, serving as president of the board in 1865.

Jones was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-ninth Congress (March 4, 1865 – March 3, 1867).

He resumed business interests in New York City until 1887, when he retired. He died in that city July 13, 1894. He was interred in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.


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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Benjamin Wood
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 4th congressional district

Succeeded by
John Fox