Thomas E. Jones
Thomas Elsa Jones (1888 – August 5, 1973) was the fifth president of Fisk University, serving from 1926 to 1946. He was also president of Earlham College. A Quaker, Jones served as a missionary with his wife in Japan.
Jones received his bachelors degree from Earlham College in 1912, and studied at Hartford Theological Seminary, graduating with a B.D. in 1915. Jones earned an M.A. in 1917 and an Ph.D. in sociology in 1926 from Columbia University.
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- Tennessee virtual archive
- Haverford College archival report on items relating to Fisk University
- Edward Thomas. Quaker Adventures: Experiences of Twenty Three Adventures of International Understanding. Chicago: Ravel Company, 1928.
- Time, Mar. 1, 1926