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editor , lawyer

Isaac Jenkinson, American lawyer, editor.

Background

Jenkinson, Isaac was born on April 29, 1825 in Piqua, Ohio, United States. Son of John and Isabel (Knox) Jenkinson.

Education

Private education.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1850. Practiced at Fort Wayne, Indiana, until 1863. Editor Fort Wayne Gazette, 1863-1869, Richmond Palladium, 1875-1896.

Republican presidential elector, Indiana, 1860. Delegate National Republican Convention, 1864. United States consul at Glasgow, 1869-1874.

Postmaster Richmond, Indiana, 1889-1893. Trustee, since 1872, president of the board, since 1890, Indiana U., Bloomington. Home: Richmond, Ind.

Connections

Married Narcissa Lewis, February 15, 1854.

father:
John Jenkinson

mother:
Isabel (Knox) Jenkinson

spouse:
Narcissa Lewis