See Sidney Jones (disambiguation) for persons of the similar name.
Sydney Ionoval Jones (23 May 1894 – 28 April 1982) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.
Jones was born in 1894 at Makotoku, a locality some 68 miles (109 km) south of Napier in the Waipawa district. He received his education from Hastings High School, Napier Boys' High School, Wellington Teachers' Training College, and the University of Victoria. Prior to finishing his tertiary education, he enrolled with the Samoan Expeditionary Force in 1914. Between 1916 and 1919, he went with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) to France, Belgium, and Germany. He completed his studies after the war and graduated from Victoria University with an MA (Hons) in economics.
Jones then went teaching, first at Marlborough College and then at Hastings High School, where he became first assistant. In Hastings, he was president of the Old Boys Football Club and the local Returned Services' Association (RSA).
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Jones died in 1982.
- Cyclopedia Company Limited (1908). "Makotoku". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Taranaki, Hawke’s Bay & Wellington Provincial Districts. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 30 November 2012.
- Gustafson, Barry (1986). The First 50 Years : A History of the New Zealand National Party. Auckland: Reed Methuen. ISBN 0-474-00177-6.
- Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.
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