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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.


Jackson, Edward Franklin was born on July 19, 1911 in at Pennsacola, Florida, United States.


Student Florida A. and M. College, 1932, Tuskegee Institute, 1935, U. Buffalo, 1947. Doctor of Divinity, Livingstone College-Hood Seminary, Salisbury, North Carolina, 1948.


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.


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


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


Married Mildred Elizabeth Dodson, September 1, 1937. Children: Edward Franklin II, Cameron Weslev.

Mildred Elizabeth Dodson

Edward Franklin II Jackson

Cameron Weslev Jackson