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Noble Lysten Jones

Noble Jones, 1921

Noble Lysten Jones was born on 16 Dec 1898 in Missouri, the son of Fletcher and Anna Jones. The family lived in Lafayette, MO, during his childhood. His siblings included: Kemble, Christina, Alberta, Clifton, and Wilson. He graduated from Lincoln High School, Kansas City, MO, before attending Fisk University, Marshall, TN.

On 13 Sep 1920, he entered K-State as a junior, following the general science course of study. He attended two semesters.

He lived in the Phi Beta Sigma Chapter House, 1020 Colorado, during his time at K-State.

The 1930 census finds him living in Berkely, CA, working as a watchman. He resided with his parents. Nothing is known about his life from this point onward.

Sources of Information:

K-State Transcript
K-State Directory, 1920
Royal Purple, 1921
1900 Census: Missouri - Lafayette County - Davis - District 150
1910 Census: Missouri - Lafayette County - Davis - District 94
1930 Census: California - Alameda County - Berkeley - District 303
World War I Draft Registration





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