Chief Clerk, United States Treasury
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
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."
CHIEF CLERK US TREAS DEPT
DATE OF DEATH: 09/17/1829
BURIED AT: SECTION SEC 1 SITE 298
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 7 Janaury 2006 Updated: 22 November 2006 Updated: 16 October 2007
Photo By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003