Hancock Lee Jackson, Governor

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About Hancock Lee Jackson, Governor

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hancock_Lee_Jackson

Hancock Lee Jackson (May 12, 1796 – March 19, 1876) was an American lawyer and politician. As Lieutenant Governor he became the 13th Governor of Missouri in 1857, taking office after previous Democratic Governor Trusten Polk resigned on February 27, 1857. Jackson was succeeded by fellow Democrat Robert Marcellus Stewart. Receiving the support of one faction of the Democratic Party in the 1860 gubernatorial election, this Jackson finished third in a race won by Claiborne Fox Jackson (no relation).

Jackson was born in 1796 in Richmond, Kentucky, and died in 1876 in Salem, Oregon.

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Hancock Lee Jackson, Governor's Timeline

1796
May 12, 1796
Richmond, Madison Co., Kentucky
1819
December 18, 1819
Age 23
Howard Co., Missouri
1821
March 11, 1821
Age 24
Madison Co., Kentucky
1822
1822
Age 25
1823
September 26, 1823
Age 27
Howard Co., Missouri
1826
February 18, 1826
Age 29
Randolph Co., Missouri
1826
Age 29
1828
March 3, 1828
Age 31
Randolph, Missouri
1828
Age 31
Prob. Randolph Co., Missouri
1828
Age 31