Celestino Moreno Jones
|Celestino Moreno Jones|
A young C. Moreno Jones
|Born||June 26, 1865|
San Antonio, Texas
|Died||July 5, 1938|
|Parents||Joseph Pickett Jones|
Victoria (Cecilia) Calder Moreno
|Children||Joseph Pickett Jones|
J. McHenry Jones
Celestino Moreno Jones was an attorney, judge, and a mayor of Pensacola.
Jones came to Pensacola at a young age and attended the schools of Pensacola before studying law under his father. He was admitted to the bar in 1886. After practicing law with his father for many years, Jones served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. In 1900, Jones was elected to the Florida House of Representatives. From 1901-1902 he served as mayor of Pensacola.
He was active in various organizations, including the Florida Bar Association, the Masonic Lodge, the Knights of Pythias, and was a member of the Episcopal church.
- Rerick, Rowland H and Francis Philip Fleming. Memoirs of Florida. Atlanta, 1902.
- Armstrong, Henry Clay. History of Escambia County, Florida. 1930.
- Ancestors of LCDR Thomas William Saltmarsh Jr. USN (Ret)
James Madison Hilliard
|Mayor of Pensacola
Thomas Everett Welles