Mr. Jones, a native of Duplin County, N.C., served as Craven County auditor from 1921 until 1966. After retiring as auditor he continued as clerk to the board of county commissioners until December, 1979, thus being in the service of Craven County for more than fifty eight years.
He discusses life in New Bern, the coming of the Great Depression, bank failures, and the responsibilities of the auditor's office.
Gift of Ben O. Jones
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