Laurence C. Jones

Laurence Clifton Jones (November 21, 1882 – July 13, 1975), was the founder and long-time president of Piney Woods Country Life School in Rankin County, Mississippi. A noted educational innovator, Jones spent his adult life supporting the educational advancement of rural African-American students in the segregated South.

Personal facts

Laurence C. Jones
Birth dateNovember 21, 1882
Birth place
St. Joseph Missouri
Date of deathJuly 13, 1975
Place of death
Jackson Mississippi
Known for
Piney Woods Country Life School


Laurence C. Jones on Wikipedia

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