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Jones, Bobbylocked

(17 March 1902–18 December 1971)
  • Howard N. Rabinowitz

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Jones, Bobby (17 March 1902–18 December 1971), amateur golfer, was born Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Robert P. Jones, an attorney, and Clara Thomas. Jones received degrees in mechanical engineering from Georgia School (now Institute) of Technology in 1922 and from Harvard University in English literature in 1924. Within a month of his Harvard graduation, he married his high school sweetheart, Mary Malone; they had three children. After two years spent selling Florida real estate, he attended Emory University Law School in 1926–1927. He passed the state bar exams in 1927, and the following year he joined his father’s law firm....

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