Pons, Jean a French Protestant writer, was born at Nismes May 15, 1747. He was brother-in-law to Rabaut-Dupuis. Intimately connected with Rabaut St. Ettienne, he had a narrow escape from sharing his sad fate: he owed his life to the 9th Thermidor. He was afterwards justice of the peace at Nismes, and then director of the post department in the same city. He published Reflexions philosophiques et politiques sur la Tolerance religieuse (Paris, 1808, 8vo); besides Notices biographiques su- Paul Rabaut and Notices biographiques sur Rabaut-Dupuis. Pons died at Nismes Jan. 15, 1816. - Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.