Published in the Washington Post 2004
Mr. Claggett A. Jones, 75, formerly of Montgomery County, who resided in Frederick, died on
Sunday, August 1, 2004, at the Frederick Memorial Hospital.
He was the husband of 56 years to Mrs. Jean Nalley Jones.
Born in Washington D.C., Sept. 10, 1924, Mr. Jones was a son of the late Claggett T. and
Elenor Nolte Jones.
He attended McKinley Tech High school (1943) in the District of Colombia, and received his
B.A. from George Washington University in 1952, in Government and Business Administration.
Mr. Jones served with the United States Navy in the Pacific during World War II and earned
numerous ribbons and awards.
He was employed in marketing and management for several agencies, including the Naval Gun
Factory, IBM, the Burroughs Corporation and CEIR until 1972. He then became employed by
the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census, where he served as Manager of Systems
Software Division, managing all operating systems and general purpose software and training
at Census until his retirement in 1983.
He moved to Frederick County at Worman's Mill after his retirement and became an advocate
for this community, county and state, and acquired the name of "Frederick City's Watchdog."