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Subject: [NY-WWS] Thomas C. Jones, Utica, N.Y.
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 22:17:16 -0400 (EDT)
Source, Rutland Vt. Herald--Mar. 26, 1946.
UTICA, N. Y., March 25--Funeral services for
Thomas C. Jones, 84, retired printer, and native of Fair Haven, Vt.,
were held yesterday in the Williams Funeral home.
Interment was in the Crown Hill Memorial park.
Mr. Jones died Thursday at his home, 1519 Elm street.
He received his education at Fair Haven, Vt. In
1878 he went to Poultney, Vt., where he learned the trade of compositor
in the office of the Poultney Journal.
He came to this city in 1881 and for a year was employed in typesetting
by the Welsh newspaper, Y Drych.
When the press was started in 1882, he set type for that newspaper for a
In September, 1882, he went to work on the Utica Saturday Globe and he
continued in that position for 41 years, until February, 1924,
when the paper ceased publication.
During most of that time, he was engaged in typesetting, but for the
last 10 or 11 years he worked as proofreader.
One of the oldest typesetters in the city at that time, Mr. Jones then
returned to the office of Y Drych, retiring 10 years ago.
Survivors include three children, Stanley D., Chuckery Corners; Edison
Paul and Miss Esther E. Jones, this city; a sister, Mrs. Margaret E.
Hughes; and a niece, Mrs. E. Roberts of Granville, N. Y.