Herbert Ladd Jones
|Herbert Ladd Jones|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||John Campbell|
|Succeeded by||Edward Charles Bowers|
January 9, 1858|
Weymouth, Nova Scotia
|Died||December 9, 1921(aged 63)|
Herbert Ladd Jones (January 9, 1858 – December 9, 1921) was a Canadian politician.
Born in Weymouth, Nova Scotia, the son of St. Clair Jones and Helen Ladd, Jones was educated at the schools in Weymouth and the Collegiate Institute in Fredericton, graduating in 1875. He then worked with his father for a time, and, in 1888, entered into partnership with his brothers, carrying on business as general merchants, lumbermen and ship owners. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for Digby in the 1887 election held following the death of John Campbell. A Conservative, he was defeated in 1891.
Jones later became an insurance agent. In 1891, he married Kate Dickson Black. He was president of the Weymouth Amateur Athletic Association, secretary for the Weymouth Agricultural Society and was one of the governors for King's College.
This article incorporates text from the The Canadian album: men of Canada, Vol. 4, a publication now in the public domain.