1827 - 08/25/1884

JACKSON, Washington J., a Representative from Philadelphia County; born, circa 1827 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; merchant; clerk; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1849 and 1850; unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1851); unsuccessful campaign, prothonotary, Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas, Philadelphia County; chief clerk, Orphan’s Court, Philadelphia; assistant to the grain inspector, Philadelphia; elected, school director, Philadelphia (1865-1884); member, Democratic City Executive Committee; elected, common council, Philadelphia (1879-1881); bill clerk, Tax Receiver’s office, Philadelphia; died, August 25, 1884 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Gloria Dei Episcopal Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

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