Biographical entry Jones, Charles Lloyd (1878 - 1958)


28 May 1878
Burwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
30 July 1958
Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia
Merchant, Patron of the Arts and Writer of Inscription


Charles Lloyd Jones was a merchant and patron of the arts. He attended the Julian Ashton art school and the Slade School of Fine Art in London. He joined the David Jones clothing factory in 1902 and became advertising manager in 1905. Jones was appointed a director when David Jones Ltd became a public company in 1906. He served as chairman from 1920 to 1958. Jones was a member of the society of Artists and a trustee of the National Art Gallery of New South Wales (1934-58). He was a close friend of Robert Menzies.


Thompson, Ruth. Jones, Sir Charles Lloyd (1878-1958), Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Accessed 12 February 2013.