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William Purnell JACKSON Edit Profile

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The home he built at Salisbury in 1893, the Sen. William P. Jackson House, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976, but demolished that same year.

Background

Jackson, William Purnell was born on January 11, 1868 in Salisbury, Maryland, United States. Son of William Humphreys and Arabella (Humphreys) Jackson.

Education

Jackson attended the public schools of Wicomico County, Maryland .

Jackson attended Wilmington Conference Academy of Dover, Delaware.

Career

Entered lumber manufacturing business, 1887, as partner E. E. Jackson & Company, firm dissolved, 1889. Then formed partnership with father, and in 1893, assisted in organizing Jackson Brothers Company, becoming president.

Religion

God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

Christians should read the Bible as part of a faith community, and try to put themselves into the story of God's dealings with humanity.

Membership

Member Republican National Committee from Maryland., 1908-1932.

  • Republican National Committee

Connections

Married Sallie McCoombs, 1890 (died 1899). Married second, Katherine Shelmerdine, 1900.

father:
William Humphreys - United States

mother:
Arabella - United States

child:
Belle

wife:
Sallie

wife:
Katharine

Club member:
Isidor

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