John Hallberg Jones

      HSC Advisor


John Hallberg Jones

John Hallberg Jones and Lorraine "Lane" Yatckoske Jones are lifetime residents of Minnesota, having attended high school together.  They have two sons and seven grandchildren

Mr. Jones attended the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis.  After a thirty-seven year career in the paper industry, Mr. Jones retired a Partner in Unisource Worldwide Inc. in 2000.

* National Gavel Society  (Honorary President)
* General Society of Colonial Wars (former Gentleman of the Council of
   the Wisconsin Society)
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry  (Honorary President General)
National Society of Sons of American Colonists  (Founder; Honorary
   Governor General)
* National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims  (Honorary Governor
   General; Minnesota Branch Founding Governor)
National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution  (former Vice
   President General; 1985 Minuteman Award Recipient; former President
   of the Minnesota Society; current Secretary-Treasurer of the Minnesota
   Society, serving for forty-five years)
* Order of Three Crusades 1096-1192  (Auditor General; former
   Treasurer General)
* Order of Indian Wars of the United States  (Honorary Commander)
* Continental Society Sons of Indian Wars  (Honorary Governor General)

* Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
   (former Treasurer General; former Councilor General)
* Order of the Merovingian Dynasty (former Advisory Council Member;  
   Founder Member)
* National Society Americans of Royal Descent (former Archivist; Member
   of the Most Venerable Order of Saint Louis
* Order of the Crown in America
* National Guild of St. Margaret (former Second Vice President General)
* Baronial Order of Magna Charta (former Surety)
* Military Order of the Crusades  (former Surety)
* Colonial Order of the Acorn
* Colonial Society of Pennsylvania

* Ancient Heraldic and Chivalric Order of Albion
General Society Sons of the Revolution  (former President of Minnesota
* Military Society of the War of 1812
* Order of Scions of Colonial Cavaliers 1640-1660
* Society of the Friends of St. George's & Descendants of the Knights of
   the Garter
(Life Descendant Member)
* Order of the Founders and Patriots of America (Wisconsin Society former
   Councilor General)
* Jamestowne Society
* Veteran Corps of Artillery State of New York
* Society of the Descendants of Colonial Clergy
National Huguenot Society  (Minnesota Society former President)
General Society of the War of 1812  (former Vice President General for
   Minnesota of the General Society; former President of the Minnesota
* National Society Sons of Colonial New England (former Treasurer General)
* General Society of Mayflower Descendants  (former Member of Board of
   Assistants of the Minnesota Society)
* Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts
Hereditary Order Descendants Loyalists & Patriots American Revolution
   (former Chaplain General)

* National Society Sons and Daughters of Antebellum Planters l607-l86l
* Sons and Daughters of the Colonial & Antebellum Bench & Bar 1565-1861
* Order of Lafayette
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States
Military Order of the World Wars  (Founding Adjutant of Fort Snelling
   Chapter; former Commander, current Chaplain)
Presidential Families of America (Regent for Minnesota)
* National Society Descendants of Early Quakers
Flagon & Trencher: Descendants of Colonial Tavern Keepers
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
* Sons of Confederate Veterans
* Military Order of the Stars and Bars

* National Order of the Blue and Gray (former Treasurer General)
* Order of the First Families of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
   (First Chaplain General)
* Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of
   America  (Charter Member; former Chaplain)
* First Families of Massachusetts
* Order of the First Families of Maine
* Descendants of the Knights of the Bath
* Order of the First World War

* Order of the Second World War
* Guild of Colonial Artisans and Tradesmen 1607-1783
* Order of the First Families of New Hampshire (Founder member, Founding
   Chaplain General; former Director General)
* Descendants of Sheriffs and Constables of Colonial and Antebellum
   America (Founding Chaplain General; former Deputy General)
* National Society of Saints and Sinners  (Founding Member, Founding
Registry of Famous and Infamous Relatives in American Families (9/9

Hereditary Society of Teachers (Founder Member)
* Son of a Witch|
* Order of Descendants of Justiciars (Founding Member; former Councilor)
* Society of the Descendants of Lady Godiva (Founding Member)
* Order of the Norman Conquest (Founding Member)

* Order of Alba
* Pilgrim William White Society

Chivalric Orders
The Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem
Officer Companion)
* Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem (Grand Cross,
   Founder, Prior I, and currently Treasurer of the Priory of Our
   of Sorrows of the West;
former Grand Secretary of the Grand Priory
   of the USA
* Knight of Grace of the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of
* Ordo Sancti Constantini Magni  (
Grand Officier; former
member of the
   Council of Archons of the government of the Order;
former Administrative
   Officer for the Exarchate of the USA

Other Notes
Mr. Jones is also active in numerous fraternal orders.  He has been involved in various political and community activities over the years, including management of state Senatorial campaigns and PTA leadership.  He is
a Kentucky Colonel; an Honorary Chief of the Minneapolis Fire Department; a LT COL Aide de Camp of the Alabama State Militia; and an Arkansas Traveler.  Mr. Jones is also an accomplished magician, an avid ornithologist, pianist, and traveler, having logged over one million airline miles. In 1996 he returned to travel exclusively by train, his lifelong favorite method of travel. Lane and John are strong adherents of the Seventh Day Adventist faith.

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