Dr. English Jones Dies After Extended Illness.

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“Dr. English Jones Dies After Extended Illness.”  Carolina Indian Voice 21 May 1981: 1-2, 8.  Rpt. in Carolina Indian Voice 20 Jan. 1983: 13A.


Jones, PSU’s first Indian president, died on May 18 (see entry 264, p. 82).  The article reviews PSU’s growth during his 17-year administration; his work with the public schools and extension service before coming to PSU; his involvement with Harper’s Ferry Baptist Church; and the many honors he received.  Note: A tribute to Jones, reprinted from the Robesonian, appeared in Congressional Record, 90th Cong., 1st Sess., 9 June 1981, pp. 11919-11920.

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