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Anson Jones

Born: 20-Jan-1798
Birthplace: Great Barrington, MA
Died: 9-Jan-1858
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: Suicide
Remains: Buried, Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President of Texas, committed suicide

Father: Solomon Jones (d. 23-Jul-1822)
Mother: Sarah Strong Jones (d. 1816)
Sister: Sarah
Sister: Sophia
Sister: Mary
Sister: Nancy
Sister: Betsey Bailey
Sister: Clarissa
Brother: William
Brother: Ira
Sister: Almira Blatchford
Wife: Mary Smith McCrory (m. 23-May-1840)
Son: Sam

    High School: Lenox Academy
    Medical School: MD, Jefferson Medical College (Mar-1827)

    President, Republic of Texas 1844-46
    Freemasonry Holland Lodge #36, Brazoria, LA (1834)
    Oddfellows Washington Lodge #2 (1827)
    Shot: Self-Inflicted (9-Jan-1858)
    Risk Factors: Depression

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