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Edward L. Jackson

Born: 27-Dec-1873
Birthplace: Howard County, IN
Died: 18-Nov-1954
Location of death: Orleans, IN
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Green Hill Cemetery, Orleans, IN

Gender: Male
Religion: Disciples of Christ
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Indiana, 1925-29

Military service: US Army (1917-19, Maj.)

Father: Presley E. Jackson
Mother: Elizabeth Howell ("Mary")
Wife: Rosa Wilkinson (m. 20-Feb-1897, d. 1919, two daughters)
Daughter: Edith
Daughter: Helen
Wife: Lydia Beaty Pierce (m. 23-Nov-1920, one son adopted)
Son: Edward, Jr.

    Governor of Indiana (12-Jan-1925 to 14-Jan-1929)
    Indiana Secretary of State (1920-25)
    Indiana Secretary of State (1917)
    Indiana State Official Judge, County Circuit Court (1907-14)
    Indiana State Official Prosecutor, Henry County (1901-06)
    American Legion
    Indiana State Bar Association
    Knights of Pythias
    Ku Klux Klan
    Bribery (not guilty, as Statute of Limitations had expired)
    Stroke 1948

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