John Richard Jones
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John Richard Jones (died 4 May 1911) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in Otago, New Zealand.
Jones was the eldest son of Johnny Jones, a ship owner from Sydney and one of the earliest pioneers in Otago, where he bought a whaling station near Waikouaiti in 1838. On 23 October 1855, Jones Jr. married Mary Orbell, the fourth daughter of John Orbell of Hawkesbury.
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- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840-1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
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