The Presidents Code – Speaker of the House John Winston Jones
The mid-term election of 1842 saw the Democrats regain control of the House due to the unpopularity of John Tyler amongst both parties. This led to the election of John Winston Jones to the office of House Speaker. Like the previous Speaker, John White, Jones would serve as Speaker for only one term. He died roughly two years after leaving this position at the age of 56. The early deaths of both these men points to the cutting off of the inhabitants of the earth during the Flood (Genesis 6:3). John Winston Jones’ name is speaking of the resting of Noah’s ark upon the mountains of Ararat.
John means the grace or camp of God.
Winston is from the Old English ‘Wynnstan’ which means a ‘joy stone.’ This is pointing to the Mountains of Ararat on which the ark rested after the flood waters abated (Genesis 8:4). A ‘joy stone’ indeed.
Jones means son of John. A reiteration of the grace of Yah.
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