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Robert L. Jones

by Deanne Puca

Sept. 20, 2011 | WMU News

Dr. Robert L. Jones, a retired faculty member who taught for almost 23 years at Western Michigan University, died Sept. 13 in Syracuse, Ind. He was 84.

A former banker including as president of the State Bank of Syracuse, Jones joined WMU in 1978. He was a former assistant professor of finance and commercial law at the University, retiring in 2000 with emeritus status.

He also traveled around the country as an expert witness in at least 50 different cases and as a consultant based on his banking expertise.

Memorial services were held in Syracuse, Ind.