(1910 - 2005)
Elizabeth Orton Jones was active/lived in New Hampshire, Illinois. Elizabeth Jones is known for book illustration, mural painting, etching.
Biography Elizabeth Jones
Elizabeth Orton Jones was born June 25, 1910, in Highland Park, Ill. Her great-grandfather, Joseph Russell Jones, was a friend of Abraham Lincoln and minister to Belgium under President Grant. Her grandmother, Annette L.R. Jones was a professional pianist; her father, George Roberts, a violinist; and her mother, Jessie Mae Orton Jones, "a fine pianist" and writer. (Elizabeth would eventually collaborate with her mother on four books). Elizabeth, the eldest of three, grew up in a household she describes as a place where people from various walks of life and people of various nationalities and races liked to visit. There was always music, reading aloud, laughter, and much to ta
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