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food company executive

Julian Ellis Jackson, American food company executive. Recipient Top Management award Sales and Marketing Executives Jacksonville, 1968; named Super Market Man of Year, 1960, One of Top 100 Athletes of Jacksonville in Past 100 Years, 1999; elected to Florida Food Institute Hall of Fame, 1994.

Background

Jackson, Julian Ellis was born on October 24, 1913 in Perry, Florida, United States. Son of Eddie H. and Eva M. (Reid) Jackson.

Education

Graduate, Andrew Jackson High School, Jacksonville, Florida, 1931. Doctor of Science (honorary), Jones College, 1982.

Career

With, Great Atlantic & Pacific Stores, 1931-1943;president, Jax Meat Company, 1943-1958;president, Jackson's Minit Markets, Inc., 1958-1969;president, Julian Jackson Investment Company, since 1955;president, Lil' Champ Food Stores, Inc., 1971-1998. Co-owner Jackson-Cowart Realty Company, 1955-1997. Director Florida National Bank, Jacksonville, Arlington.

Membership

Past president United Cerebral Palsy, Jacksonville. Chairman Jacksonville Boxing Commission, 1952-1971. President Gator Bowl Association, 1957, Florida Baseball League, 1958-1960.

Board of directors Palmdale Medical Center, Police Athletic League, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Marine Institute, Jones College, Jacksonville. Member Florida Super Market Association (president 1950-1959, elected to Florida Sports Hall of Fame 1994), Fraternal Order of Police, Sportsman Club, University Club (Jacksonville), University Country Club, River Club, Ponte Vedra Club, Masons, Shriners.

Connections

Married Laurana H. Filson, October 6, 1956. Children: Julian Ellis, Eddie King, Robert Allen, Victor Pharis, Julian Ellis IV, Lester Mitchell.

father:
Eddie H. Jackson

mother:
Eva M. (Reid) Jackson

spouse:
Laurana H. Filson

child:
Julian Ellis Jackson

child:
Eddie King Jackson

child:
Robert Allen Jackson

child:
Victor Pharis Jackson

child:
Julian Ellis IV Jackson

child:
Lester Mitchell Jackson