Charles E. Jones

b. Jan. 19, 1881 Whitby, Cheshire, England; d. Sept. 1, 1948 in office. Arrived Vancouver 1905.
Already an alderman when he took over the position of acting mayor when Gerry McGeer died in office, Jones was duly elected the following December, but he too died in office, with former Mayor George Miller assuming the mayor’s duties for the remainder of that year. Jones lobbied for the development of new industrial areas of the city, the filling in of False Creek and the accommodation of the automobile with bridges and high-speed thoroughfares.

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