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William Jackson


Photo credit:

John Smith Futhey, History of Chester County (Everts, 1881)

 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1831-1832 4 Anti-Mason
1833-1834 4 Anti-Mason
 Counties   Chester, Delaware

Biography

1830 - 1834

The son of John and Mary (Harlan) Jackson. Born in Chester November 7, 1789, educated at the Westtown Friends Institute and Enoch Lewis’s boarding school; mathematician; agriculturist; political economist; elected as an Antimason to the state Senate for a single term in 1829.  A Quaker Abolitionist.
Died October 29, 1864, Chester, Pa.  married Rebecca Taylor, 1819.