John Carleton Jones

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Jones pictured in The Savitar 1923', Missouri yearbook

John Carleton Jones (July 30, 1856 – April 22, 1930) was an American educator and tenth president of the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri; in recognition, he was initiated as an honorary member of Acacia Fraternity.[1] Though he held the post for only three years he was important in the construction of the Memorial Union (University of Missouri) and Faurot Field. Jones Hall is named in his honor.[2] He is buried in Columbia at the Columbia Cemetery[3]

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  1. ^ Former Presidents | Office of the President | University of Missouri
  2. ^ University of Missouri Leaders
  3. ^ Mautino, Nicole (2008-04-15). "Spirits of Mizzou". University Archives Retrieved November 5, 2009. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Albert Ross Hill
President of the University of Missouri
Succeeded by
Stratton Brooks