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L.Q. Jones Death Cause, Wife, Net Worth, Children, Illness



L.Q. Jones Net Worth

L.Q. Jones was born on August 19, 1927, in Beaumont, Texas, to Jessie Paralee and railroad worker Justus Ellis Mcqueen Sr. Jones’ mother died in a vehicle accident while he was a child, and he was raised by relatives. “I had a horse by the time I was 8 or 9 and grew up among tough rodeo folks – my uncle was into roping,” he later remarked of his childhood. This was where he thought his love of Westerns originated. After a number of years, he graduated from Port Neches-Groves High School in 1945. He then joined the Navy and served from 1945 to 1946. He went on to study Law, Business and Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.

While there, he shared a room with Fess Parker, who would become a lifetime friend (also a future Hollywood star known for his role as Daniel Boone).

After graduating from college in 1951, he worked as a stand-up comedian, professional baseball player, football player, and even rancher in Nicaragua. L.Q. Jones, on the other hand, could not find his calling in any of these fields.

Then he got a letter from Fess Parker, his old college roommate. This letter would alter the course of his life and alter his name.

How Justus Mcqueen Became L.Q. Jones

Jones corresponded with Fess Parker while struggling to earn a livelihood from the beans, maize, and dairy on his ranch in Nicaragua.

Parker pushed Jones to travel to Hollywood and apply for a role in the impending Warner Bros. military film Battle Cry in his letters.

Jones greatly appreciated his part as L.Q., a soldier. Jones opted to use the name as his stage name going forward.

L.Q. Jones, The Actor

Following his breakthrough in Battle Cry, Jones was able to keep busy in the 1960s and 1970s, playing roles in a variety of films. L.Q. Jones frequently portrayed comedic side roles in these films, which were generally Western or military in nature.

At this point, he began working on a number of western films and TV episodes for Sam Peckinpah.

In 1955, he appeared as “Smitty Smith” in three episodes of Clint Walker’s series Cheyenne (1955 – 1963).

Jones would get his first Emmy nomination five years later, in 1960, for his first dramatic part in the film The Rebel.

From then, he went on to feature in films like The Wild Bunch (1969), where he got to portray some of his most memorable parts.

L.Q. Jones’ portrayal as bounty hunter T.C. in The Wild Bunch is one of his most memorable appearances.

Jones entered the producing business with fellow actor Alvy Moore in the mid-1960s, forming the production firm LQ/JAF.

They collaborated on and released four films:

The Devil’s Quarters (1964)
The Witchcrafter (1969)
The Satanic Brotherhood (1971)
A Young Man with His Dog (1975)
Jones directed and co-wrote numerous of these ventures, but his most notable effort was the development of the 1975 picture A Boy and His Dog.

The film, based on the same-titled novel, depicts the narrative of a child and his psychic dog through a post-apocalyptic desert.

This film went on to become a science fiction cult classic. Jones was nominated for a Hugo Award for his adaptation of the story.

Many others approached him after that endeavour to direct their films, but his love was acting, therefore he declined.

Net Worth

L.Q. Jones had a net worth of $2 million at the time of his death. Jones, who was born into humble circumstances, wasn’t sure what he wanted to accomplish.

Jones, on the other hand, was able to launch a successful career in Hollywood by embracing an opportunity provided by a college acquaintance. It wasn’t easy, and he sometimes worked on multiple projects each week, but his many film appearances would solidify his popularity and allow him to amass a fortune.

His tremendously successful, if brief, a career as a filmmaker also contributed significantly to his income.


L.Q. Jones was a well-known American actor and filmmaker best remembered for his appearances in Sam Peckinpah’s films Ride the High Country, Major Dundee, The Wild Bunch, The Ballad of Cable Hogue, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, and Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.

L.Q. Jones is no longer among us. He passed away on July 9, 2022.

L.Q. Jones passed away at the age of 94.

L.Q. Jones was born in Beaumont, Texas, in the United States of America, on August 19, 1927. Jessie Paralee McQueen and Justice Ellis McQueen are his serving parents.

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Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media




Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media

The police have detained three people for illegally possessing firearms and engaging in vigilantism.

The suspects were apprehended on Monday, March 27, 2023, in Japa, near Wassa Akropong in the Western Region, as part of a police intelligence operation.

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Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media

This followed an investigation into a popular social media video in which one person was seen firing at another and threatening violence.

Godfred Appiah alias Nana Kobina Gyan, Isaac Amoako alias Nana Owusu, and Theophilus Yeboah alias Fire are the three.

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Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media

The primary suspect, Godfred Appiah, who is seen in the video shooting the firearm, was initially apprehended as part of the Police operation.

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Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media

An additional police investigation revealed that Theophilus Yeboah and Isaac Amoako were the supplier and owners of the aforementioned business, respectively.

“A search conducted at the residence of suspect Isaac Amoako led to the retrieval of four (4) pump action shotguns including twenty-four (24) AAA-refilled cartridges. However, he could not produce documents to cover three of the weapons”, the police mentioned in a statement.

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Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media

On March 27, 2023, the police arrested three suspects in Japa, near Wassa Akropong, in the Western Region, during an intelligence operation.

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Three people have been arrested by police for displaying firearms on social media

The three suspects, Godfred Appiah alias Nana Kobina Gyan, Isaac Amoako alias Nana Owusu, and Theophilus Yeboah alias Fire, were apprehended after an investigation into a social media video in which one person was seen shooting at another and threatening violence.

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ECG disconnects Osu Police Barracks over illegal connection




ECG disconnects Osu Police Barracks over illegal connection

The national revenue mobilisation taskforce of the Electricity Company of Ghana disconnected three blocks at the police barracks at Osu in Accra due to an illegal connection (connected power directly without a metre).

The task force discovered the illegality on Tuesday while on its routine rounds to recover customer monies.

Aside from pursuing people who owe ECG debts, the task force takes advantage of the opportunity to look for illegal connections.

“Since it’s an illegal connection, we have the first right to disconnect before we deal with issues.” The manager in charge of external communications, Laila Abubakari told Citi News.

The disconnection is part of a national exercise to collect monies owed to ECG by customers and to also ascertain the condition of all meters.

“The Ghana police would have to come to ECG where a bill will be generated for them covering a period of 12 months,” she added.

She stated that power would be restored once they paid the surcharge.

“The administration block also owes, but due to security implications, we’ve spared that facility while we discuss further the amount involved. We consider the police accommodation facilities (blocks) a general facility, hence the disconnection”.

Meanwhile, the ECG Revenue Mobilization Taskforce was held hostage for about 30 minutes after they disconnected the Ghana Post Company over GH¢89,000 debt.

On Tuesday, the task force was at the premises to conduct its ongoing revenue mobilisation exercise when staff prevented it from leaving the Accra main office.

The disconnection exercise is in its second week of a month-long national exercise to recover GH5.7 billion from their books.


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Pastor closes church after winning bet




Pastor closes church after winning bet

After winning 100 million Ugandan Shillings from sports betting, a pastor in a local church in Uganda abandoned his church members by closing the church.

Explaining his motivation, the overjoyed pastor revealed that the lottery was a gift from God and a quick way to get him out of poverty, which he had been experiencing.

He also revealed that he established the church as a source of income rather than through anointing.

“I must admit I opened this church due to greed but not anointing. I saw how several pastors make money by having large crowds and making false prophecies to attract more,” he opened up.

He stated that running a church without a calling became extremely difficult, resulting in sleepless nights. Burdened with guilt, the pastor chose to close it and seek other sources of income.

“As time went on, I realized this was not right; I started having sleepless nights and I would always have weird dreams.

“Before I opened this church, everything was normal on my side. Even without money, I did not have any strange dreams. So I decided to abolish this and look for other ways of making money” he said.

The pastor stated that he tried his luck at gambling, putting a whopping Ush1 million on the line.

“I had to pay for these games and surprisingly it took me about a month to receive them. They told me they had issues with their system and the process of securing games takes time. I almost gave up and called them scammers but they contacted me with the details and wow! I went full swing and got odd of 700,” he said.

He stopped going to church after discovering that he made far more money gambling than he had ever made operating a church in his entire life.

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