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Robert Hal Jackson

Robert Hal Jackson
Full Name: Robert Hal Jackson
Birth date: November 29, 1920
Death date: January 19, 2008

Terms of Service

  • House, 51st Legislature
    1/11/1949 - 1/9/1951
  • House, 50th Legislature
    1/14/1947 - 1/11/1949

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles


Other Resources

  • Relatives: Robert Hal Jackson and Mary Diane Denny, nee Craver - second cousins. Ancestry.com .
  • "A Legend Takes Flight," April 2008. Denton County Lawyer .
  • Obituary, Robert Hal Jackson, death date 1/19/2008. Mulkey-Bowles-Montgomery Funeral Home (Denton, Texas) .
  • United States Navy Air Corps, World War II. "He left the University of Texas Law School to join the Navy Air Corps on January 1, 1942, and served three tours of duty in the South Pacific during World War II as a member of the Skull and Crossbones Squadron, VF-17. As a member of VBF-10, he was stationed on the carrier Intrepid and took part in the sinking of Japan’s largest battleship, the Yamato, for which he received the Silver Star." Mulkey-Bowles-Montgomery Funeral Home (Denton, Texas) .
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