When listing names by just a last name, which is correct:
I'd like to know if the comma is required in this context or not.
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This is a bit of a general reference question, but I'll go ahead an answer it here, because the "right" answer seems to be in a state of flux. From Chicago Manual of Style Online:
EDIT: If you are only listing by last name, I think you would omit the suffix altogether. After all, John Smith, Sr., and John Smith, Jr., and John Smith III all have the same last name: Smith. John David Jones, the son of John Daniel Jones, is not John Jones, Jr., so both of them would be listed as Jones; I think the Smiths would be listed the same way, although I don't have an authoritative reference to base that on.
Your question make no sense. If there are 3 people to be listed then you are proposing: