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Walter Dickson Jones

WD as he was known, was the father of Rhoda Black. He was born in 1878 and died in Calgary in 1963. He and his wife Rhoda (Granny Rho) are buried in the Pine Hills Cemetery in Toronto (Section 5 Lot 385). WD was the son of Charles Goode Jones of Montreal and a direct decendent of Montreal's first child of British parents. The earliest Jones have been recorded.

From Who’s Who In Canada 1949-1950

Walter Dickson Jones
Chairman of the Board, International Business Machines (Canada) Ltd. est. 1917. Electrical accounting machines, time clocks and recorders, electromagnetic typewriters. 36 King Street East, Toronto, Ontario. Born, Montreal Que. April 1, 1878, son of Charles Goode Jones of Montreal and Maria (Barker) Jones of Selby, Yorks, England. Educated Cote Ste. Anne and Westmount Academy, Montreal, Que.

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