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Edward Franklin Jackson

Edward Franklin Jackson, American clergyman, member of Democratic National Committee. Member Omega Psi Phi.; Mason (33°, Shriner), Elk.


  • Jackson, Edward Franklin was born on July 19, 1911 in at Pennsacola, Florida, United States.

  • Education

    • Student Florida A. and M. College, 1932, Tuskegee Institute, 1935, U. Buffalo, 1947. Doctor of Divinity, Livingstone College-Hood Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina, 1948.


    • Gloria Jean, Darryl J. Ordained to ministry African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1934. Pastor in Evergreen, Alabama, 1934-1936, 37, Cleveland, Tenn, 1937-1940, Chattanooga, 1940-1942, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1942-1943, Buffalo, 1943-1952, John Wesley National Church, Washington, 1952-1975. Vice president District of Columbia Central Democratic Committee, 1960-1964.

      Member National Democratic Speakers Bureau, 1960-1975. Member Democratic National Committee for District of Columbia, 1964-1968. President Ministers and Laymens Association African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1953-1975, also member committee 100.

      President District of Columbia branch N.A.A.C.P., 1959-1964. Vice president Citizens Advisory Committee Civil Rights Commission, 1962-1975. Named Afro American Man of Year, Afro-American Newspaper, 1957.


    • Author: The Full Grown Minister, 1949. My Church, 1952.


    Member Omega Psi Phi. Mason (33°, Shriner), Elk.


    • Married Mildred Elizabeth Dodson, September 1, 1937. Children: Edward Franklin II, Cameron Weslev.
    • spouse: Mildred Elizabeth Dodson
    • children: Edward Franklin II Jackson
    • Cameron Weslev Jackson
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    Born July 19, 1911
    Died January, 1975
    (aged 63)