Jessie L. Creamer Cone


Feb 1898 Class of Newark High School. She attended the Women’s College of Baltimore and graduated in 1903. She was “a great success as a dramatic artist” with “a strong personality”. She joked that she wanted a $90,000 position with the Newark School Board. Her address was 330 Summer Ave.

A founder the College Women’s Club of Essex County in 1903 (President 1912-1913). Taught at Belleville High. Wife of William F. Cone, famed photographer, who she married in 1924. Also a charter member of the Newark Institute of Arts and Sciences.


Cummings, Charles H. “Women Who Made Their Mark On the City” Jun 30, 2002

Barringer High School 1898 Annual

Pageant of Enlightenment, 1914

Women’s College of Baltimore Yearbooks