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John Jay Jackson, American judge. member Virginia legislature.

Background

Jackson, John Jay was born on August 4, 1824 in Parkersburg, Virginia, United States. Son of General John Jay Jackson.

Education

Graduate Princeton, 1845. Studied law; admitted to bar, 1847.

Career

When Wirt Company was organized, 1848, was appointed its 1st prosecuting attorney. Appointed prosecuting attorney, Ritchie County, Virginia, 1849. Elected, 1851, reëlected succeeding term.

Member Virginia legislature. Elector on Whig ticket, 1852 and 1856, and on Bell and Everett ticket, 1860, for presidential elector. Appointed, 1861, United States judge, district of West Virginia, 1861-1905.

Address: Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Membership

Member Virginia legislature.

Connections

Married Carrie C. Glime, July 8, 1847.

father:
General John Jay Jackson. Jackson

spouse:
Carrie C. Glime