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Archer L. Jackson

Archer L. Jackson, business executive. Served with United States Army as captain engineer corps, 1917-1919.; Member Western Society of Engineers, Associate General Contractors, Builder Association, Boy Scout Council (Evanston), Phi Kappa Sigma (member of national board since 1923, president, 1933-1939).

Background

  • Jackson, Archer L. was born on July 23, 1886 in Winchester, Indiana, United States. Son of Benjamin S. and Celina Florence (Harris) Jackson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in C.E., Purdue University, 1908.

    Career

    • 1 son, Archer L. Division engineer, C.B.&Q. R.R., 1908-1911. Engineer Marshall and Fox, Chicago, 1911-1916. Partner Robert S. De Golyer, architect and engineer, 1919-1922.

      With Collins, Murphy and Jackson, builders, 1922-1928. President A. L. Jackson Company, contractors engrs., since 1928. Director Chicago Federal Savings and Loan Association since 1936.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army as captain engineer corps, 1917-1919. Member Western Society of Engineers, Associate General Contractors, Builder Association, Boy Scout Council (Evanston), Phi Kappa Sigma (member of national board since 1923, president, 1933-1939). Clubs: Builders, Illinois Athletic, Sunset Ridge Country.

    Connections

    • Married Verna Marqus, November 10, 1924.
    • father: Benjamin S. Jackson
    • mother: Celina Florence (Harris) Jackson
    • spouse: Verna Marqus
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