Laurence C. Jones

Educator, Organization founder

1884 – 1975

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Who was Laurence C. Jones?

Laurence Clifton Jones, was the founder and long-time president of Piney Woods Country Life School in Rankin County, Mississippi. A noted educational innovator, Jones spent his adult life supporting the educational advancement of rural African-American students in the segregated South.

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Born
Nov 21, 1884
Saint Joseph
Also known as
  • Laurence Jones
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Iowa
Lived in
  • Mississippi
Died
Jul 13, 1975
Jackson

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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