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Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones

American baseball player and coach

Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones is ...


Born 6 August 1905 in Lake Charles
Died 9 April 1982 in Ruston
Age 76 years, 8 months

Sex or gender male
Country of citizenship United States of America
Occupation baseball player

About Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones

Ralph Waldo Emerson Jones, Sr. (August 6, 1905 – April 9, 1982), also known as Ralph W. E. Jones or Prez Jones, was from 1936 until his retirement in 1977 the second president of historically black Grambling State University in Grambling in Lincoln Parish in north Louisiana.

About Death

Jones died at the age of 76 in Ruston's Lincoln General Hospital of complications from gallbladder surgery. He was a deacon at the New Rocky Valley Baptist Church in Grambling. Jones was survived by two sons, Ralph Jones, Jr., and John Arthur Jones, both of Baltimore, Maryland, three grandsons, Ralph Eldridge Jones, Ellison Emerson Jones, and Warren Waldo Jones, and five sisters. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Shay Jones, who died in 1953. He was interred at Grambling Memorial Gardens.

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