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Hugh Edward Jackson
Full Name: Hugh Edward Jackson
Date of birth: February 2, 1851
Date of death: August 16, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 1 Jan 11, 1887 - Jan 8, 1889 20th (1) (2) (3) (4)   Democrat Wallisville / Jefferson   Chambers, Hardin, Jefferson, Liberty, Orange
(1) WALLISVILLE, TEXAS. "Wallisville is on Interstate Highway 10 and the east side of the Trinity River in northern Chambers County." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Jefferson County. House Journal.
(3) Wallaceville, Jefferson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(4) Roster of senators and representatives of the 20th Legislature with their postoffice address, Austin Weekly Statesman, "Governmental," 12/30/1886, p. 6. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • Portrait and biographical sketch. Personnel of the Texas State Government with Sketches of Distinguished Texans, 20th Legislature, 1887.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1880 - Hugh Jackson, Wallisville, Chambers County, lawyer, born circa 1851 in Texas. FamilySearch.
  • Hugh Edward "Ed" Jackson, birth date 2/2/1851, death date 8/16/1915, interment in Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson County. Find a Grave.
  • Mentioned in Kansas Connection to Chambers County.
  • Notice of death in 1915 Port Arthur storm with his grandson Claude C. Roberts, Jr., "Water Receding at Port Arthur," Houston Post, 8/21/1915, pp. 3, 8, crediting UNT Libraries. "Mr. Jackson was a prominent Beaumont attorney and was a member of the State legislature in 1888." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 20th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    20th R.S. - 1887
    Enrolled Bills  
    Judiciary Districts  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  

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