Jones, Augustine (1835 - 1925)

Genre: Non-Fiction

Augustine Jones was born in South China, ME and attended Friends school in Providence, RI and North Yarmouth Academy in Maine. He graduated from Bowdoin (1860) and became principal of Oak Grove Seminary in Vassalboro, ME (1860-63). He then studied law and earned the degree of LL.B. from Harvard (1867). He practiced law in Boston and served in the Massachusetts legislature (1878) then in 1879 he became the principal of the Friends school in Providence. He published several pamphlets about the Friends church and several biographies.

Selected Bibliography

  • The Life and Work of Thomas Dudley: The Second Governor of Massachusetts (1899)
  • The Two Elizabeths (1900)
  • William Bradford: A Quaker Artist (1900)
  • Joseph Dudley, Ninth Governor of Massachusetts (1916)