Hugh P Jones (1898 - 1988)

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Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida

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Minnie Lee Jones

Minnie Lee Jones

Louisa (Jones) Tuttle

Louisa (Jones) Tuttle

Paul Jones, 1915

Paul Jones, 1915

Paul Jones

Paul Jones

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Remo Mion, Bill Blowden, Barbara Jones

Remo Mion, Bill Blowden, Barbara Jones

Mary Elizabeth Griffith

Mary Elizabeth Griffith

Keith Jones

Keith Jones

Jones Man

Jones Man

David Bruce Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy and Shirley Jones

David Bruce Cassidy and Shirley Jones

Martin Ingerman

Martin Ingerman

Martin Ingerman

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Martin Ingerman Minnie Lee Jones Louisa (Jones) Tuttle Paul Jones, 1915

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1898 - In the year that Hugh P Jones was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

1936 - Hugh was 38 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1951 - At the age of 53 years old, Hugh was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1979 - When he was 81 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

1988 - In the year of Hugh P Jones's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Hugh P Jones passed away on July 10, 1988 at age 89. No cause of death has been entered for Hugh. He was born on August 31, 1898. We are unaware of information about Hugh's family. We know that Hugh P Jones had been residing in Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida.

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