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Benjamin Franklin Jones (1824-1903)
THE death is announced in Pittsburg of Mr. Benjamin Franklin Jones, the multi-millionaire and founder of the Jones and Laughlins Steel Works, the largest independent plant in the United States. He was born in 1824 in Washington County, Pennsylvania.