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Jones, Benjamin Franklin

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dates 1868–1928
city Pittsburgh
statePA
other citiesSewickley, PA;
gender M
historical notes Benjamin Franklin Jones was an art collector, philanthropist, steel manufacturer (Jones & Laughlin formerly The American Iron Works), and served on the boards of The National Union Fire Insurance Co. and Union Trust Co. of Pittsburgh.

He and his wife, Sue Duff Dalzell Jones (1866-1941), owned works of art by, among others, James Northcote, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir William Beechey, Sir Henry Raeburn, Henri Harpignies, Emile van Marcke de Lummen, George Inness, Jean-Charles Cazin, Edward W. Redfield and Ernest Lawson.
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1900-1910
1910-1920
1920-1930
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Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation photographs 1880-1952 [manuscript] see details...
Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation records 1858-1953 [manuscript] 1950-1953 see details...

see also:
Jones, Sue Duff Dalzell