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Jackson Burton Wilcox

Jackson Burton Wilcox, religious writer. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1943. Recipient commendation resolutions Los Angeles City Council, 1988, California State Senate, 1982, California State Assembly, 1980.

Background

  • Wilcox, Jackson Burton was born on June 16, 1918 in Altadena, California, United States. Son of Philip Burton and Ethel Ruth (Jackson) Wilcox.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Redlands, 1940. Student, American Baptist Seminary West, 1940. Bachelor's Degree, Colgate Rochester Division School, 1944.

      Doctor of Divinity, Eastern Baptist College, 1972.

    Career

    • Pastor First Baptist Church, Santa Cruz, California, 1960-1965, pastor Lindsay, 1965-1969, senior pastor Hollywood, 1969-1973, Panorama Baptist Church, Pacoima, 1973-1988. Editor Silver Wings Publications, Pearblossom, since 1983. Editor Poetry on Wings, Pearblossom, since 1983.

      Minister of communication Lancaster (California) Presbyterian Church, 1989-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1943.

    Works

    • Cartoonist (collection public 1972). Author: poetry, since 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    President Pacoima Community Coordinating Council, 1980-1982. Pastor Quartz Hill Congressional United Church of Christ, since 1992. Member AARP, American Baptist Ministers Council (commendation resolution 1988), Southern California North Association United Church of Christ Ministers, American Baptist Ministers at Large.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Viola Robbins, September 8, 1940. Children: Judith Karen, John Mark, Deborah Ellen, Carol Elisabeth.
    • father: Philip Burton Wilcox
    • mother: Ethel Ruth (Jackson) Wilcox
    • spouse: Marjorie Viola Robbins
    • children: Judith Karen Wilcox
    • John Mark Wilcox
    • Deborah Ellen Wilcox
    • Carol Elisabeth Wilcox
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    Nationality
    • 1940
      University Redlands
    • 1940
      American Baptist Seminary West
    • 1944
      Colgate Rochester Division School
    • 1972
      Eastern Baptist College
    • 1960 - 1965
      Pastor First Baptist Church
      Santa Cruz, Argentina
    • 1965 - 1969
      Pastor First Baptist Church
    • 1973 - 1988
      Pastor First Baptist Church
      Pacoima, California, United States
    • 1983
      editor Silver Wings Publications
      Pearblossom, California, United States
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