William Humphreys Jackson

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William Humphreys Jackson

Birthdate: (76)
Death: 1915 (76)
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Son of Hugh Jackson and Sarah McBride Jackson
Husband of Arabella Humphreys
Father of William P. Jackson, U.S. Senator and Mary Bell Marvel
Brother of Elihu Emory Jackson, Governor; Wilbur Fiske Jackson; Richard Watson Jackson; Catherine Phillips; Isaac Newton Jackson and 1 other

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About William Humphreys Jackson


William Humphreys Jackson (October 15, 1839 – April 3, 1915) represented Maryland's 1st congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1901 to 1905 and from 1907 to 1909. His son, William P. Jackson, was a U.S. Senator from Maryland.

Jackson was born near Salisbury, Maryland, and engaged in agricultural pursuits. In 1864, he engaged in the manufacture of lumber in Salisbury, and was elected as a Republican to Congress from the Maryland's 1st congressional district, serving two full terms from March 4, 1901 to March 3, 1905. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1904, but was successful two years later in 1906, serving another term for the 1st district from March 4, 1907 to March 3, 1909. He was again an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1908, and resumed lumber manufacturing in Salisbury. He died in Salisbury, and is interred in Parsons Cemetery.

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William Humphreys Jackson's Timeline

Age 29
October 12, 1875
Age 36
Maryland, United States
Age 76