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John E. Jones ‘47

 
 
John E. Jones '47 Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
1. John E. Jones '47 Marker
Inscription.
This site honors
the memory of

John E. Jones '47
President
Furman University
1976-1994

 
Location. 34° 55.533′ N, 82° 26.167′ W. Marker is in Greenville, South Carolina, in Greenville County. Click for map. Marker is located near the north end of the Alester G. Furman Building, on the campus of Furman University. Marker is in this post office area: Greenville SC 29617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alester Garden Furman, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Alester G. Furman, Jr. Administration Building (within shouting distance of this marker); James C. Furman Classroom Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John E. Jones Hall (about 300 feet away); The Earle Infirmary (about 400 feet away); Furman Class of '05 September 11 Memorial (about 400 feet away); McAlister Auditorium (about 400 feet away); Judson Hall (about 600 feet away); Elizabeth Lyles Blackwell Fountain (about 800 feet away); Beatrice Dennis Plyler Fountain (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Memorial Service for John E. Johns, Furman's Ninth President, Monday in Daniel Chapel. Dr.
John E. Jones '47 Marker and Bench Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, April 25, 2009
2. John E. Jones '47 Marker and Bench
John Edwin Johns, 85, who served as Furman University’s president from 1976 to 1994 and whose leadership was instrumental in helping the university through its separation from the South Carolina Baptist Convention, died Thursday, September 27, 2007 after a period of declining health. (Submitted on May 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Former Furman University president John E. Johns dies at 85. John E. Johns, former president of Furman University, died Sept. 27 after a period of declining health. (Submitted on May 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. The Personal Touch by Jim Stewart. John E. Johns was a man of many parts. (Submitted on May 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Former President John E. Johns passes away. Dr. John Edwin Johns, 85, Stetson president from 1970 to 1976, died Thursday, Sept. 27, in Greenville, S.C., where he had served as president of Furman University from 1976 to 1994. (Submitted on May 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. Furman University. Official website of Furman University. (Submitted on May 12, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
John E. Jones (1921-2007) Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott
3. John E. Jones (1921-2007)
President of Furman University (1976-1994)
John E. Jones Tombstone -<br>Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, May 9, 2009
4. John E. Jones Tombstone -
Springwood Cemetery, Greenville, SC
John Edwin Jones
November 15, 1921
September 27, 2007
President
Furman University
1976-1994
Educator
Humanitarian
1st Lt. US Army Air Corps
World War II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 580 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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