Mark C Jones M D
Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 5/14/2010 at 22:46:03
Dr Mark C Jones, a physician and surgeon of established reputation and recognized skill has practice his profession in Boone for the past five years with gratifying results. His birth occurred McLean county, Illinois, on September 24, 1871, his parents being Nelson and Eliza A (White) Jones, the former a native of Ohio and the latter of Indiana. Both have passed way. Throughout his active business career Nelson Jones devoted his attention to the general agricultural pursuits. To him and his wife were born five children, as follows: Ward B, who is a resident of McLean county, Illinois, Lattie G also living in McLean county, Illinois, Anna the wife of S R Hilts, of Bloomington, Illinois, Elmetta at home and Mark C of this review.
The last named supplemented his early education by a course of study in the Illinois State Normal University at Normal, and subsequently attended Eastman college of Poughkeepsie, New York. He afterward spent three years I the Third Nation Bank of Bloomington and then took up the study of medicine in St Louis University, which institution conferred upon him the degree of M D in 1898. Dr Jones first located for practice in Illinois, but after a short period removed to Indiana, where he followed his profession successfully for ten years. In 191 he came to Boone, where he has remained to the present tie, building up a gratifying and remunerative practice.
On September 21, 1898, Dr Jones was united in marriage to Miss Harriet White, a native of Illinois, by whom he had three children, as follows: Margaret who birth occurred on June 4, 1900, Robert N who was born June 2, 1903, and Grace Virginia, whose natal day was December 21, 1907.
In his political views Dr Jones is a progressive, advocating the principles set forth by Theodore Roosevelt at the time of the birth of the party. He is a worthy exemplar of the Masonic fraternity, while his religious faith is that of the Presbyterian church. His acquaintance is wide, and he has a host of friends, whose high regard he has gained through his professional ability, his deference to the opinions of others, his genial manner and unfailing courtesy.
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