Stanley W. Jones, 75, a retired Army major general and a former commander of the Army Audit Agency, which audits Army installations and military assistance programs, died of a cerebral hemorrhage Dec. 1 at the National Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation Hospital in Arlington.
Gen. Jones, a resident of Arlington since 1953, was born in Brooklyn. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1929 and earned a law degree at the University of Virginia. Thereafter he served in the Judge Advocate General's Corps. He also graduated from the advanced management course at the Harvard Business School.
During World War II, he served in Europe. Later assignments included duty as the staff judge advocate general of the 2d Army at Fort Meade, Md., assistant judge advocate general of the Army and, from 1961 until his retirement in 1963, commander of the Army Audit Agency.
After retirement, Gen. Jones engaged in the part-time practice of law.
His military decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and awards from Belgium, The Netherlands and the Soviet Union.
Survivors include his wife, the former Frances Ellen Buckley, of Arlington; two children, Frances K. Thackwray of Fort Washington, and Elizabeth E. Olson of Kitzingen, West Germany; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.