Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones

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Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones
Born 1818
probably Columbia County, New York
Nationality United States
Occupation Architect
Projects Greek Revival style farmhouses and Octagon houses

Alexander Delos "Boss" Jones (1818–?), also known as A.D. (Boss) Jones or Boss Jones, was an American master carpenter and architect who designed and built a number of notable Greek Revival style farmhouses in Schenectady County, New York. He also built two notable Octagon houses. His work was based in Duanesburg, New York. Some of his buildings employed innovative stacked plank construction. Eight of his notable works were covered in a study of Boss Jones Thematic Resources and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. [1][2]

Selected works[edit]


  1. ^ unnamed (October 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Multiple Property Submission: Boss Jones TR" (PDF). National Park Service. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.