Paul Jones (1895 - 1980)

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Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania

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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

Martin Ingerman

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1895 - In the year that Paul Jones was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

1913 - He was 18 years old when ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1918 - He was 23 years old when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1951 - At the age of 56 years old, Paul 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.

1980 - In the year of Paul Jones's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Paul Jones passed away in September 1980 at 85 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on April 22, 1895. We have no information about Paul's family or relationships. We know that Paul Jones had been residing in Jeannette, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.

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