William J. Jenks

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William Jackson Jenks (March 21, 1870 – January 17, 1960) was a 70 year veteran of railroading. He served as president of the Roanoke, Virginia based Norfolk and Western Railway from 1936 to 1946 and N&W chairman from 1946 to 1953. He is entombed in Fern Cliff Abbey in Evergreen Burial Park, Roanoke, Virginia.