John Henry Jones
Jones was born in Rotherham, and educated at Port Talbot School, at an elementary school in Rotherham, and at Bangor University. He worked as a steel smelter, and during World War I he served in the Middle East with the East Riding of Yorkshire Yeomanry.
He was elected at the 1945 general election as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Bolton, and held the seat until the constituency abolished in 1950. He was then elected as MP for Rotherham at the 1950 general election, and held the seat until he was killed in a road accident on Halloween 1962.
Jones was Parliamentary Private Secretary to Lord Pakenahm while he was Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, and to the Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs Christopher Mayhew from May to October 1947. He was a joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply from October 1947 to 1950.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 4)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Stenton, Michael; Lees, Stephens (1981). Who's Who of British Members of Parliament: Volume IV, 1945–1979. Brighton: The Harvester Press. p. 197. ISBN 0-85527-335-6.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 96. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Henry Jones
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