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Edward Blackburn Jackson

Birthdate: (33)
Death: 1826 (32)
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Son of Col. George William Blair Jackson and Elizabeth Jackson
Brother of Rep. John G. Jackson (DR-VA); Elizabeth Stevens; Katherine Williams; Sarah Jackson; Prudence Arnold (Jackson) and 4 others
Half brother of Andrew Richardson Jackson; Lucy Ann Jackson and Sophia Boyle

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About Edward B. Jackson


Edward Brake Jackson (January 25, 1793 – September 8, 1826) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, son of George Jackson and brother of John G. Jackson.

Born in Clarksburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), Jackson attended Randolph Academy at Clarksburg. He studied medicine and commenced practice in Clarksburg. During the War of 1812 he was assigned as a surgeon's mate, Third Regular Virginia Militia, at Fort Meigs, Ohio. He served as member of the State house of delegates 1815–1818. He served as clerk of the United States district court in 1819.

Jackson was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the Sixteenth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of James Pindall and reelected to the Seventeenth Congress and served from October 23, 1820, to March 3, 1823. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1822. He died at Bedford Springs, near Bedford, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1826. He was interred near Bedford, Pennsylvania.

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January 25, 1793
Age 32