Posted by Adrienne on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 13:31:14 :
Colonel J. P. JACKSON Dead
Collector of the Port of San Francisco
Was Prominent in Politics
San Francisco, September 26 - Colonel John P. JACKSON, collector of the port of San Francisco, died last night. He suffered from kidney affection and failed to rally after a surgical operation which was performed.
Colonel JACKSON was born in Cleveland, O., March 7, 1833, studied for the bar with Benjamin Harrison in the office of Bellamy Storer and was a law partner of George Hoadly. In 1862 he served with the Army of the Cumberland under Rosecrans and Buell and later on detached service with Grant and Hallock. He ran for Governor of Kentucky on the Republican ticket and was a candidate for presidental elector on the Lincoln and Johnson ticket. He was appointed Sub-Treasurer of the United States at San Francisco by President Harrison and collector by McKinley.
Source: Brooklyn Eagle, Wednesday, September 26, 1900, Page 8
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