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Lieutenant James N. Jones died at Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C., on August 14, 1941. He was born in Bristol, Tennessee, August 19, 1905, where he attended the schools of that city and Lexington, Virginia, graduating from the Virginia Military Institute with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, in 1927. On October 27, 1927, he was appointed deck officer in this Bureau.

His assignments included ship duty on all coasts of the United States and Alaska, together with 2 years' duty on air photo compilation. At the time of his death he was on temporary duty with the First Field Artillery Observation Battalion, U.S. Army, in connection with the development of survey procedures in that organization.

On all his assignments his record was excellent. His personality was outstanding and his good humor and congenial disposition will long be remembered by many friends.

He is survived by his widow and two sons Jerry C. and James E. Jones.

C&GS BULLETIN, 8/31/1941

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