Thomas Jones was born in Wales, October 7, 1857, and
was the son of a minister. He came to New York when fifteen
years old, and was educated at Oberlin College, graduating there in
1885, and from the Cincinnati Law School in 1887. He came to
Kansas City July 4, 1887. Senator Lyman was his partner two
years, then it was Jones & Kirshner.
For several years he
has practiced alone. Mr. Jones is secretary and attorney for the
Florence Crittenden Home; he is in close touch with the National
Municipal League; is a member of the board of directors of the
Associated Charities, and is vice-president of the Missouri Republican
Club. He was a candidate for police Judge in 1896. He is
president of the local Christian Endeavor Union, and was State
president for two years. He is now the world's vice-president
for Missouri of this society. He was prominently identified with
the West Side Law and Order League from 1894 to 1900.