J.S. Jackson

John Shadrack Jackson

Full Name: John Shadrack Jackson
Date of birth: December 15, 1846
Date of death: January 18, 1901

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 12 Jan 9, 1883 - Jan 13, 1885 18th (1)   Republican Browning / Smith   Smith

(1) Republican. Pocket Directory of the Eighteenth Legislature of Texas, 1883.

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Biographical Sketches

Other Resources

  • Census of 1870 - John Jackson, Starrville, Smith County, age 23, born circa 1847 in Georgia, living in household with Mary Jackson.
    Census of 1880 - John S. Jackson, Smith County, age 33, born circa 1847 in Georgia, farming, living in household with Margaret Jackson.
    Census of 1900 - John S. Jackson, Smith County, age 53, born December 1847 in Georgia, farmer, wife Margaret J. FamilySearch. 1870 1880 1900
  • Death notice, Hon. J.S. Jackson, "formerly represented Smith county in the legislature," 1/26/1901, p. 4. Dateline Mineola, Tex., January 21. Grapevine Sun.
  • John Shadrack Jackson of Smith County, House, 12th dist., 18th Legislature, 1883-1885. The Tyler Journal, 5/29/1936, p. 67, crediting Smith County Historical Society.
    Henry Edwards' report on the Smith County Democratic Executive Committee meeting in October 1884: "The county [Smith] was then represented by John S. Jackson, a big farmer residing in Browning and a Republican of large influence on many voters in this section of the county." "Lindale: The City and Its History," The Lindale Times, 2/18/1993, p. 1, crediting Smith County Historical Society.
    Death notice, "Tyler, Texas, January 18. Hon. John S. Jackson, ex-representative of this county, at Redland, Wood county," Houston Daily Post, 1/19/1901, p. 4. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). Houston Daily Post The Lindale Times The Tyler Journal


  • Photograph. J.S. Jackson, 18th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

18th R.S. - 1883
Agricultural Affairs  
Revenue and Taxation  

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