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Charles Ian Jackson, British, Canadian Writer, consultant. Recipient Darton prize Royal Meteorological Society, 1962; recipient Evan Durbin prize Institute Economics Affairs, 1964. Member Hakluyt Society (council 1967-1969), Champlain Society, Society for Historyof Discoveries, Quinnipiack Club (New Haven), M C.

Background

Jackson, Charles Ian was born on February 11, 1935 in Keighley, Yorkshire, England. Son of Harry Sydney and Nellie (Crabtree) Jackson.

Education

Bachelor, London University, 1956. Master of Science, McGill University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, McGill University, 1961.

Career

Lecturer in geography, London School Economics, 1959-1969;head economics geography section, Canada Department Energy, Mines and Resources, Ottawa, Ontario, 1969-1971;director planning and priorities, Ministry of State for Urban Affairs, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1972-1978;senior economics affairs officer, United Nations Economics Commission Europe, Geneva, Switzerland, 1978-1981;executive director, Sigma Xi, New Haven, Court, 1981-1987. Consultant water resources United Nations Economics Commission Europe, 1966-1967. Consultant German Marshall Fund United States, 1975-1977, Ford Foundation, 1977, Environment Canada, 1994-1995.

Research director Canada House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment, 1991-1992. Director Chreod Ltd., 1993-1997. Associate fellow Timothy Dwight College, Yale University.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator technical literature from French. Editor Letters from the 49th Parallel 1857-1873, 2000, The Arctic Journals of William Scoresby the Younger 1811-1813, 3 vols., 2003-2009, and other books in field.

      Author: Does Anyone Read Lake Hazen?, 2002, articles on history, resource management and geography. Co-author Great Lakes: Great Legacy?, 1990. Columnist (monthly magazine) Notes from Ptolemy, 1969-1999.

Membership

Member Hakluyt Society (council 1967-1969), Champlain Society, Society for Historyof Discoveries, Quinnipiack Club (New Haven), M C.

Connections

Married Margaret Cochrane Storrie, July 10, 1963 (divorced 1987). 1 child, Janet Clare Louise. Married Merlyn Hayward Farina (Martin), August 16, 2001.

father:
Harry Sydney Jackson

mother:
Nellie (Crabtree) Jackson

spouses:
Margaret Cochrane Storrie

Merlyn Hayward Farina

child:
Janet Clare Louise Jackson