Richard Lee Jones (1893 – 1975) was an American diplomat.
Jones was born in 1893. Jones was of African ancestry.
Jones was appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to the position of United States Ambassador to Liberia on May 31, 1955. The presentation of his credentials occurred on June 24, 1955. He remained in this position until July 24, 1959.
At some point in his life, Jones lived in Illinois.
Jones died in 1975.