Helen Beach Jones

(1857-1940)

Founder of Toledo Woman's Club and Beach House
Helen Beach Jones
Helen Beach Jones

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Helen Beach Jones
Helen Beach Jones

A 1937 portrait of Helen Beach Jones as she plays the inaugural selection on the new Hammond electric organ dedicated in the Walbridge Park amphitheater in memory of her husband.

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Second wife of Mayor Samuel M. Jones,  she shared her husband's interest in social reform and was an activist for women children issues.  Helen Jones was also an accomplished musician and composer

 

She was an active member of the Toledo Woman's Club and established Beach House, a shelter for homeless women, named after her mother, Harriet Beach.