Edward Jones – Chief Clerk, United States Treasury

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Edward Jones was a native of New York, and the youngest of five sons, the eldest of whom, John Jones, M.D., was President Washington's family physician. Edward Jones was the first Chief clerk in the United States Treasury, and served thirty-nine consecutive years. He was appointed by Hon. Alexander Hamilton the first Secretary, in 1790, who in 1795 gave him a strong letter of commendation.


See that you are looking for info on Edward Jones. I read this in the Richmond Enquirer,date of publication,Tuesday, September 22, 1829. Might help with a birth date.

“Died in  Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Edward Jones, late Chief Clerk of the Treasury Department, aged 74 years 9 months.”


JONES, EDWARD
CHIEF CLERK US TREAS DEPT
DATE OF DEATH: 09/17/1829
BURIED AT: SECTION SEC 1  SITE 298
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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