Harley Sanford Jones

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Harley Sanford Jones
Born (1902-11-10)November 10, 1902
New Haven, Connecticut
Died December 28, 1997(1997-12-28) (aged 95)
Fox Lake, Wisconsin
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Air Force
Rank Brigadier General

Harley Sanford Jones (November 10, 1902 – December 28, 1997) was a Brigadier General in the United States Air Force.


Jones was born in Fox Lake, Wisconsin in 1902[1] and attended Ripon College.[2] He died on December 28, 1997.


Jones originally joined the United States Army Reserve in 1940 before transferring to the Air Corps. During World War II Jones served with the Far East Air Force. Following the war he was assigned to Air Force Material Command. In 1951 he was named Chairman of the Boeing B-47 Stratojet Production Committee. His retirement was effective as of June 1, 1957.