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William Jackson

William Jackson, American railway promoter, congressman. Member Massachusetts General Court from Boston, 1819, 29-31; member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, 23d-24th congresses, 1833-1837.

Background

  • Jackson, William was born on September 2, 1783 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Timothy and Sarah (Winchester) Jackson.

  • Education

    • 16 children.

    Career

    • General Court from Boston, 1819, 29-31. President Newton Savs.

    Membership

    Member Massachusetts General Court from Boston, 1819, 29-31. Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, 23d-24th congresses, 1833-1837.

    Connections

    • Married Hannah Woodward, December, 1806. Married second, Mary Bennett, 1816.
    • father: Timothy Jackson
    • mother: Sarah (Winchester) Jackson
    • spouses: Hannah Woodward
    • Mary Bennett
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    Born September 2, 1783
    Died February 26, 1855
    (aged 71)
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