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Howell Edmunds Jackson

Howell Edmunds Jackson, senator, justice of the United States Supreme Court. member Tennessee Legislature, 1880; member United States Senate from Tennessee (Democrat), 1881-1886.

Background

  • Jackson, Howell Edmunds was born on April 8, 1832 in Paris, Tennessee, United States. Son of Doctor Alexander and Mary (Hurt) Jackson.

  • Education

    • Graduate W. Tennessee College, 1849. Attended University of Virginia, 1851-1852. Graduate Cumberland U., Lebanon, Tennessee, 1856.

    Career

    • Judge Court Arbitration for W. Tennessee, 1875-1879. Member Tennessee Legislature, 1880. Member United States Senate from Tennessee (Democrat), 1881-1886.

      Judge The United States of America Circuit Court for 6th circuit, 1886-1893. 1st presiding judge on a circuit court appeals, 1891. The American Association For Justice Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1893-1895.

    Membership

    Member Tennessee Legislature, 1880. Member United States Senate from Tennessee (Democrat), 1881-1886.

    Connections

    • Married Sophia Malloy, 1859. Married second, Mary Harding, April.
    • father: Doctor Alexander Jackson
    • mother: Mary (Hurt) Jackson
    • spouses: Sophia Malloy
    • Mary Harding
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    Born April 8, 1832
    Died August 8, 1895
    (aged 63)
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