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Isaac Jones


Picture of Isaac Jones
San Bernardino Sun
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-02-1920 Republican AD-57 6567 Win
11-07-1922 Republican AD-57 6140 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-57 7946 Win
11-02-1926 Republican AD-57 8086 Win
11-06-1928 Republican AD-57 15045 Win
11-04-1930 Republican AD-73 10702 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: December 6, 1868 in Stamford, Connecticut
Married: Laura Day
Died: March 14, 1937 in Ontario, CA

1912-1910s: City Attorney, City of Ontario
1916-1920: Member, Ontario City Council
1925: Candidate for Assembly Speaker (Lost; 39 to 40)
1927: Candidate for Assembly Speaker (Lost; 11 to 57)
1936: Delegate, Republican National Convention

  • PLACENAME: The Isaac Jones Reservoir was a 10-million gallon water storage facility built in 1957 at 8th Street and Fern Avenue in Ontario. Today, it is apparently known as the Fern Reservoir.
  • OBITUARY: "We know of no man in public life in whom the people had greater faith than Isaac Jones" (San Bernardino Sun)
  • The super-specific article in the San Bernardino Sun notes that Jones died at 4:15 am at his home at 724 East E Street, in Ontario.

Source: California Blue Book (1928), (1932)
Source: "Isaac Jones Was Friend of People" San Bernardino Sun, Volume 43, 16 March 1937, p. 20
Source: "Isaac Jones, Prominent Republican Leader, Dies" San Bernardino Sun, Volume 43, 15 March 1937 (p.1)