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Statue honors Valley native and federal judge

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In 1979, former President Jimmy Carter appointed Jones to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati. The federal courthouse in Youngstown later was named in Jones' honor. The sculpture by Cincinnati sculptor John Hebenstreit is in the Grand Hall of the Freedom Center.
Published 3 months ago · Warren, United States

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Statue honors Valley native and federal judge

A statue of the late federal judge and civil rights activist Nathaniel Jones, a Youngstown native, was to be unveiled at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati on Friday night.In 1979, former President Jimmy Carter appointed Jones to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, where he served until his retirement in 2002. The federal courthouse in Youngstown later was named in Jones’ honor.The National Undergroun…

3 months ago·Warren, United States
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