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Edward Franklin Jackson

clergyman , member of Democratic National Committee

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

Background

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.

Career

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.

Works

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

Membership

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

Connections

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