William Jones (governor)

William Jones (governor)

William Jones (October 8, 1753 – April 22, 1822) was the eighth Governor of Rhode Island from 1811 to 1817. He was a Federalist.

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William Jones (governor) - Political Career
... Joneswas elected to the Rhode Island General Assembly in 1807 ... Joneswas a Federalist and won the gubernatorial election against incumbent James Fenner in 1811 by just a few hundred votes ... He was the only Federalist ever to serve as Governorin Rhode Island ...

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