Jesse Holman Jones
Born April 5, 1874
Died June 1, 1956
Was a Houston, Texas politician and entrepreneur. He served as United States Secretary of Commerce from 1940 to 1945. His most important role was to head the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC), (1932–45), a federal agency originally created by Herbert Hoover that played a major role in combating the Great Depression and financing industrial expansion in World War II.] Jones was in charge of spending US$50 billion (US$610 billion in today's terms), especially in financing railways and building munitions factories
Jones is buried in Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.