Who is Mother Jones?

  • (noun): United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930).
    Synonyms: Jones, Mary Harris Jones

Famous quotes containing the words jones and/or mother:

    Mrs. Skinner told Jones that Mrs. N. was a very fascinating woman, and that Mr. W. was very fond of fascinating with her.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    Mother and maiden
    Was never none but she;
    Well may such a lady
    Goddes mother be.
    —Unknown. I Sing of a Maiden (l. 17–20)