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Encyclopedia > Benjamin F. Jonas

Benjamin Franklin Jonas (1834-1911) was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He served as a Major in the Confederate Army during the U.S. Civil War, was a member of the Louisiana state house of representatives, 1865; U.S. Senator from Louisiana (Democrat), 1879-85. He died December 21, 1911. New Orleans (local pronunciations: , , or ) (French: La Nouvelle-Orléans, pronounced in standard French accent) is a major U.S. port city and historically the largest city in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... This article is in need of attention. ... The American Civil War was fought in the United States from 1861 until 1865 between the northern states, popularly referred to as the U.S., the Union, the North, or the Yankees; and the seceding southern states, commonly referred to as the Confederate States of America, the CSA, the Confederacy... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties. ... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...



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