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  Jackson, A. E. — of Hartselle, Morgan County, Ala. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, A. E. — of Sherman, Jackson County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Jackson County, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, A. M. — of Mississippi. U.S. Consul in Constantinople, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, A. M. — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 20th District, 1880. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, A. N. — of Florida. Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida, 1908 (2nd District), 1912 (at-large), 1916 (4th District). Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, A. P. — of Goodhue County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 9, 1871. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Jackson, A. R. — of Climax Springs, Camden County, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1896. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, A. S. — of DeKalb, DeKalb County, Ill. Mayor of DeKalb, Ill., 1879-81. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Aaron C. — of Whiteside County, Ill. Delegate to Illinois state constitutional convention from Whiteside County, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Abner M. — of Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1860, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Abradella — of Illinois. Democrat. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Jackson, Ada B. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. American Labor candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 17th District, 1944; American Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1948; vice-chair of New York American Labor Party, 1949; American Labor candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1949. Female. African ancestry. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Alex — of Lauderdale County, Ala. Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Lauderdale County, 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Alfred H. — of Douglas County, Neb. Delegate to Nebraska state constitutional convention, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Alfred Metcalf (1860-1924) — of Winfield, Cowley County, Kan. Born in South Carrollton, Muhlenberg County, Ky., July 14, 1860. Democrat. State court judge in Kansas, 1892; U.S. Representative from Kansas 3rd District, 1901-03; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1904, 1912 (Honorary Vice-President), 1916. Died in Winfield, Cowley County, Kan., June 11, 1924 (age 63 years, 333 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Highland Cemetery, Winfield, Kan.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jackson, Alfred S. — of Poors Mills, Belfast, Waldo County, Maine. Postmaster at Poors Mills, Maine, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Allen — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 5th District, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Allen F. — of Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Democrat. Physician; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Allie Lee (d. 1957) — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Insurance business; candidate in primary for mayor of Covington, Ky., 1951. Died September 9, 1957. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Alma Perez — Republican. Candidate for Texas state house of representatives 125th District, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Jackson, Alphonso (b. 1945) — of St. Louis, Mo.; Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in Marshall, Harrison County, Tex., September 9, 1945. Republican. Lawyer; St. Louis director of public safety, 1977; executive director, St. Louis Housing Authority. 1981-83; president and CEO of Dallas Housing Authority, 1989-95; president, American Electric Power-Texas, 1998-2001; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 2004-08. Member, Sigma Pi Phi. Still living as of 2008.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Jackson, Amos Henry (1846-1924) — also known as Amos H. Jackson — of Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio. Born near Franklin, Delaware County, N.Y., May 10, 1846. Republican. Street vendor; undergarments manufacturer; mayor of Fremont, Ohio, 1897-1901; U.S. Representative from Ohio 13th District, 1903-05. Died in Fremont, Sandusky County, Ohio, August 30, 1924 (age 78 years, 112 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of George W. Jackson and Roxanna (Ripley) Jackson; married, November 23, 1872, to Mary Sharp.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Jackson, Amos M. — of Fall River, Bristol County, Mass. Mayor of Fall River, Mass., 1898-99. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Amos Wade (b. 1904) — of Versailles, Ripley County, Ind. Born in Versailles, Ripley County, Ind., June 25, 1904. Lawyer; Ripley County Prosecuting Attorney, 1937-40; president, Bank of Versailles; justice of Indiana state supreme court, 1959-. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta; Freemasons; Shriners. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Rowland H. Jackson and Georgia W. (Frohlinger) Jackson; married, August 20, 1927, to Lola M. Raper.
Andrew Jackson Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) — also known as "Old Hickory"; "The Farmer of Tennessee"; "King Andrew the First" — of Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn. Born, in a log cabin, in The Waxhaws, Lancaster County, S.C., March 15, 1767. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Tennessee, 1790-97; U.S. Representative from Tennessee at-large, 1796-97; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1797-98, 1823-25; justice of Tennessee state supreme court, 1798; general in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; Governor of Florida Territory, 1821; President of the United States, 1829-37; censured by the U.S. Senate in 1834 over his removal of federal deposits from the Bank of the United States; on January 30, 1835, while attending funeral services at the Capitol Building for Rep. Warren R. Davis of South Carolina, he was shot at with two guns -- which both misfired -- by Richard Lawrence, a house painter (later found not guilty by reason of insanity). Presbyterian. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons. Killed Charles Dickinson in a pistol duel, May 30, 1806; also dueled with Thomas Hart Benton and Waightstill Avery. Elected in 1910 to the Hall of Fame for Great Americans. Died, of dropsy (congestive heart failure), in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., June 8, 1845 (age 78 years, 85 days). Interment at The Hermitage, Nashville, Tenn.; statue erected 1853 at Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C.; statue erected 1856 at Jackson Square, New Orleans, La.
  Relatives: Son of Andrew Jackson (1730-1767) and Elizabeth (Hutchinson) Jackson (1737-1781); married, January 17, 1794, to Rachel (Donelson) Robards (1767-1828; aunt of Andrew Jackson Donelson (1799-1871)).
  Political families: Marshall-Harrison-Randolph-Cabell family of Virginia; Caffery family of Louisiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  Cross-reference: Francis P. Blair
  Jackson counties in Ala., Ark., Colo., Fla., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Mich., Miss., Mo., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Tenn., Tex., W.Va. and Wis., and Hickory County, Mo., are named for him.
  Other politicians named for him: Andrew J. DonelsonAndrew Jackson MillerAndrew J. FaulkAndrew Jackson TitusAndrew Jackson IsacksAndrew Jackson HamiltonAndrew J. HarlanAndrew J. KuykendallAndrew J. ThayerElam A. J. GreeleyAndrew Jackson IngleAndrew J. OgleAndrew Jackson CarrAndrew J. WatermanAndrew J. BentleyAndrew J. RogersWilliam A. J. SparksAndrew Jackson PoppletonAndrew J. HunterAndrew Jackson BryantAndrew J. BealeA. J. ClementsAndrew Jackson BakerAndrew J. FeltA. J. KingAndrew J. SawyerAndrew Jackson GreenfieldAndrew Jackson CaldwellAndrew Jackson GahaganAndrew Jackson BishipAndrew Jackson HoustonAndrew J. CobbAndrew J. MontagueAndrew J. BarchfeldAndrew J. BallietAndrew J. KirkAndrew J. LivingstonA. J. SherwoodAndrew Jackson StewartAndrew J. MayAndrew J. McConnicoAndrew J. SawyerAndrew J. BrewerAndrew BettwyAndrew J. TransueAndrew Jackson GravesAndrew Jackson GilbertAndrew J. GoodwinAndrew J. HinshawAndy YoungAndrew Jackson Kupper
  Coins and currency: His portrait appears on the U.S. $20 bill; from the 1860s until 1927, his portrait appeared on on U.S. notes and certificates of various denominations from $5 to $10,000. In 1861, his portrait appeared on Confederate States $1,000 notes.
  Campaign slogan: "Let the people rule."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — Tennessee Encyclopedia
  Books about Andrew Jackson: Robert Vincent Remini, The Life of Andrew Jackson — Robert Vincent Remini, Andrew Jackson : The Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832 — Robert Vincent Remini, Andrew Jackson : The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 — Robert Vincent Remini, Andrew Jackson : The Course of American Empire, 1767-1821 — Andrew Burstein, The Passions of Andrew Jackson — David S. Heidler & Jeanne T. Heidler, Old Hickory's War: Andrew Jackson and the Quest for Empire — Donald B. Cole, The Presidency of Andrew Jackson — H. W. Brands, Andrew Jackson : His Life and Times — Jon Meacham, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House — Donald Barr Chidsey, Andrew Jackson, Hero
  Image source: Portrait & Biographical Album of Washtenaw County (1891)
  Jackson, Andrew (1801-1878) — of Indiana. Born in Clermont County, Ohio, September 2, 1801. Democrat. Member of Indiana state senate, 1844-47, 1853-55. Methodist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., April 21, 1878 (age 76 years, 231 days). Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Andrew — of Portland, Cumberland County, Maine. Republican. Member of Maine state senate 2nd District, 1931-32. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Andrew — Republican. Candidate for Florida state senate 24th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Jackson, Andrew B. — of Sacramento County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 9th District, 1859-60. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Andrew L. — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Mayor of Houston, Tex., 1904-05. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Ann — of Arvada, Jefferson County, Colo. Mayor of Arvada, Colo., 1963-65. Female. Still living as of 1965.
  Jackson, Ann H. — of Kosciusko, Attala County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1980.
  Jackson, Annemarie — of Kansas City, Jackson County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Jackson, Anthony F. — of Bozeman, Gallatin County, Mont. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Jackson, Arleen — of Wildwood, St. Louis County, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Jackson, Armentha — of Dowagiac, Cass County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Jackson, Arthur C. — of Maine. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Senator from Maine, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Arthur F. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1980, 1982. Still living as of 1982.
  Jackson, Arthur J. — of Benton Harbor, Berrien County, Mich. Republican. Postmaster at Benton Harbor, Mich., 1954-58 (acting, 1954-56). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Arthur P. — of Passaic County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Passaic County, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Austin — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Republican. Postmaster at Reno, Nev., 1922-26 (acting, 1922). Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, B. A. — of Pennsylvania. No Wage Tax candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 2nd District, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, B. F. — of Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio. Postmaster at Clyde, Ohio, 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, B. Rush — of Sullivan County, Pa. Member of Pennsylvania state house of representatives from Sullivan County, 1877-78. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Barbara — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 38th District, 1990. Female. Still living as of 1990.
  Jackson, Barbara D. — of Elba, Genesee County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Jackson, Barbara J. — of Corona, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Corona Heights, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1996 (alternate), 2000, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Jackson, Barbara Richards (b. 1935) — also known as Barbara Jackson; Barbara Richards — of Nederland, Jefferson County, Tex. Born in San Augustine, San Augustine County, Tex., October 7, 1935. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Church of Christ. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Richards and Syble (Irvin) Richards; married 1953 to Harold Floyd Jackson.
  Jackson, Barney See H. N. Jackson
  Jackson, Barry W. (b. 1930) — of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska. Born in Long Branch, Monmouth County, N.J., January 27, 1930. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Alaska state house of representatives, 1965-66. Episcopalian. Member, Delta Theta Phi; American Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Kiwanis; Elks; NAACP; American Civil Liberties Union. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of Rodney H. Jackson and Marion (Englebright) Jackson; married, June 4, 1955, to Susan Braddy Shields.
  Jackson, Barzillai T. (1840-1919) — of Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., 1840. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Brookfield, 1886. Died in Brookfield, Fairfield County, Conn., 1919 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Ben H. — of St. Clair, Franklin County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Franklin County, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Benjamin — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state senate, 1920 (6th District), 1922 (5th District); candidate for New York state assembly, 1921 (Kings County 17th District), 1923 (Kings County 3rd District); candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 7th District, 1930. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Bennie, Jr. — of Longview, Gregg County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Jackson, Bessie B. — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1948; member of New York Republican State Committee, 1950. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Beverly — of Rochester, Monroe County, N.Y. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  Jackson, Birdsey D. — of Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly from Erie County 7th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  Jackson, Bob See Robert L. Jackson
  Jackson, Brownlow (1872-1956) — of Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C. Born in Fruitland, Henderson County, N.C., August 14, 1872. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1920, 1928 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); North Carolina Republican state chair, 1928; secretary of North Carolina Republican Party, 1937. Died in Hendersonville, Henderson County, N.C., August 22, 1956 (age 84 years, 8 days). Interment at Oakdale Cemetery, Hendersonville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of James Jackson (1831-1900) and Jane (Laughter) Jackson (1833-1910); married 1894 to Grace Freeman (1871-1896); married 1906 to Gertrude Williams (1882-1927); married 1933 to Lizzie May Edwins (1888-1971).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jackson, Mrs. Burris See Frances Jackson
  Jackson, Burris C. (1906-1967) — of Hillsboro, Hill County, Tex. Born January 27, 1906. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1932, 1936; chair of Hill County Democratic Party, 1932-38; postmaster; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Protestant. Member, American Legion; Lions. Died December 25, 1967 (age 61 years, 332 days). Interment at Ridge Park Cemetery, Hillsboro, Tex.
  Relatives: Son of William E. Jackson and Willie (Hall) Jackson; married, May 8, 1934, to Frances Robertson (1910-2007).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Jackson, Byron — Democrat. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2008. Still living as of 2008.


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