Jones, Wesley L.

Jones, Wesley L. (Livsey)

(1863–1932) U.S. senator; born near Bethany, Ill. Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives (Rep., Wash.; 1899–1909) and to the U.S. Senate (1909–32), he supported prohibition, the merchant marine, and law enforcement.
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