Born July 1, 1899 in Princeton, New Jersey, Jones' life was indelibly influenced when he accompanied his parents, Henry Sr.
and Anna Jones on a world lecture tour from 1908 to 1910.
Afterwards, he attended the University of Chicago, where he studied under Professor Abner Ravenwood, later transferring to France, where he earned an undergraduate degree in linguistics.In 1925, he began a brief relationship with Ravenwood's daughter Marion, which ended his friendship with Abner.Once a graduate, he briefly became an archaeology teacher in London where he met student Deirdre Campbell.So "Junior" wouldn't be losing out on his studies, Professor Jones decided to hire his old Oxford University tutor Miss Helen Margaret Seymour. was determined for his son to have the best tutor he could get.
As such, their first port of call was to her home in England. Seymour eventually relented and the family began the two year stretch. Henry Walton Jones, Junior was an American archaeologist most famously known as Indiana Jones or Indy.