Mother Jones

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Jones, Mother:

see Jones, Mary HarrisJones, Mary Harris,
1830–1930, American labor agitator, called Mother Jones,
b. Ireland. Interested in the labor movement for many years, she became active in it after the death of her husband and four children (1867) from yellow fever.
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Mother Jones

See Jones, Mary B.
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