Samuel Robert Jones – Colonel, United States Army

Samuel Robert Jones of Pennsylvania

Appointed from Pennsylvania, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1862 (28) ;
Commissioned Second Lieutenant, 4th United States Artillery, 17 June 1867
First Lieutenant, 22 August 1871
Regimental Quartermaster, 9 December 1887 to 24 January 1891
Captain, 24 January 1891;
Transferred to the Quartermaster Department, 20 April 1892
Major,  Quartermaster of United States Volunteers, 12 May 1898
Major, Quartermaster, United States Army, 1 November 1900.


Colonel Jones died in 1922 and was buried under the name “Sam R. Jones” in Section 1, Grave 36, Arlington National Cemetery.

The Colonel's son, Ivens Jones, died in a polo accident in 1923, was originally buried in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and was reinterred in Section 9, Grave 5869 on 4 November 1941.

JONES, SAMUEL R

  • COL 4 US ARK RET
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/21/1922
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/23/1922
  • BURIED AT: SECTION WW  SITE 36-R
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

JONES, IVENS

  • LT COL FLD ARTLY USA
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 02/15/1886
  • DATE OF DEATH: 09/07/1923
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/04/1941
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 9  SITE 5869
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Read also our most popular topics on Arlington National Cemetery

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.