Robert Taylor Jones
|Robert Taylor Jones|
|6th Governor of Arizona|
January 2, 1939 – January 6, 1941
|Preceded by||Rawghlie C. Stanford|
|Succeeded by||Sidney P. Osborn|
|Born||February 8, 1884|
|Died||June 11, 1958 (aged 74)|
Robert Taylor Jones (February 8, 1884 – June 11, 1958) was the sixth Governor of the U.S. state of Arizona and served from 1939 to 1941. Born in Rutledge, Tennessee, he was a civil engineer and participated in the construction of the Panama Canal. He owned pharmacies in Phoenix and Tucson. He also owned the Jones Western Store in Phoenix and a cattle ranch near Chandler. Prior to his becoming governor, Jones served as a State Senator from Maricopa County in the 13th Arizona State Legislature during 1937-1938. Jones died in 1958 in Phoenix, Arizona, and is buried in Greenwood/Memory Lawn Mortuary & Cemetery in Phoenix.
- "Session laws, State of Arizona, 1937, Thirteenth Legislature, Regular Session, First and Second Special Sessions". State of Arizona. p. 29. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
- "Arizona Governor Robert Taylor Jones". Former Governors' Bios. National Governors Association. May 3, 2002. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
Rawghlie C. Stanford
| Governor of Arizona
Sidney Preston Osborn
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