Robert Franklin Jones
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Ohio's 4th district
January 3, 1939 – September 2, 1947
|Preceded by||Walter H. Albaugh|
|Succeeded by||William Moore McCulloch|
|Commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission|
September 5, 1947 – September 19, 1952
|Appointed by||Harry S. Truman|
|Born||June 25, 1907|
|Died||June 22, 1968 (aged 60)|
|Resting place||Lima Memorial Park, Lima, Ohio|
|Alma mater||Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law|
Robert F. Jones was born in Cairo, Ohio. He graduated from the Lima Central High School in Lima, Ohio, in 1924, and in 1929 from Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, with a law degree. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Lima. He served as prosecuting attorney of Allen County, Ohio, from 1935 to 1939.
Jones was elected in 1938 as a Republican to the Seventy-sixth and to the four succeeding Congresses. He served until his resignation on September 2, 1947. His appointment to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) by President Harry S. Truman was confirmed by the Senate, and he served as FCC commissioner from September 5, 1947, until his resignation on September 19, 1952.
- "Commissioners from 1934 to Present". United States Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved November 8, 2009.
- United States Congress. "Robert Franklin Jones (id: J000249)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
- Robert Franklin Jones at Find a Grave
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