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Howell Edmunds Jackson

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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