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William Jackson

congressman , railway promoter

William Jackson, American railway promoter, congressman. Member Massachusetts General Court from Boston, 1819, 29-31; member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, 23d-24th congresses, 1833-1837.

Background

Jackson, William was born on September 2, 1783 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Timothy and Sarah (Winchester) Jackson.

Education

16 children.

Career

General Court from Boston, 1819, 29-31. President Newton Savs.

Membership

Member Massachusetts General Court from Boston, 1819, 29-31. Member United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts, 23d-24th congresses, 1833-1837.

Connections

Married Hannah Woodward, December, 1806. Married second, Mary Bennett, 1816.

father:
Timothy Jackson

mother:
Sarah (Winchester) Jackson

spouses:
Hannah Woodward

Mary Bennett