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Philip Jackson

Phil Jackson
Full Name: Philip "Phil" Jackson
Birth date: June 8, 1851
Death date: October 21, 1931

Terms of Service

  • House, 28th Legislature
    1/13/1903 - 1/10/1905

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries


Other Resources

  • Death notice, "Phil Jackson Buried Here," 10/29/1931, p. 4. "Mr. Jackson lived here [Canyon] for a number of years but of recent years has been in Donley County." Canyon News .
  • Philip Jackson, marriage to Sarah J. Worley, 4/30/1885 in Erath County.
    Census of 1900 - Philip Jackson, Granberry town, Hood County, age 48, born June 1852 in Arkansas, County Judge, spouse Sarah, children Ethel, May, Zella, Ray P., Vada H., and Ana.
    Census of 1910 - Philip Jackson, Donley County, age 52 [sic], farmer/stock farming, spouse Sarah J., children May, Zella, Ray, Vada, Ona, Henry E., Sam L. and Harrold E.
    Census of 1920 - Philip Jackson, Canyon, Randall County, age 68, spouse Sallie, chidden Vada, Ona, Henry Earl, Lanham, Harold, and Mildred. FamilySearch . 1900 1920
  • 1910 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • Philip Jackson, birth date 6/8/1851 in Arkansas; death date 10/21/1931 in Lelia Lake, Donley County, Texas; politician. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Phil Jackson, birth date 6/8/1851, death date 10/21/1931, burial in Dreamland Cemetery, Canyon, Randall County. Find a Grave .
  • Philip Jackson, Hood County, portrait and biographical sketch, p. 329. Birth date 6/8/1851 in Polk County, Arkansas; marriage to Sarah Jane Worley in April 1884, children Ethel, May, Zella, Roy, and Vada; moved to Paluxy, Hood County in 1885. "In politics he is a Democrat . . . In 1890 he was elected to his present position as County Clerk of Hood County . . . " History of Texas Supplemented with Biographical Mention of Many Prominent Persons and Families of the State, Central Texas 1896.
  • Phil Jackson, Hood County Clerk, Hood County Judge since 1890, then State Representative of 76th District, Granbury, in 28th Legislature. "Prohibition: In Hood County, Prohibits, so say the County Officials," From Representative of 76th District, Granbury, Texas, Banner-Leader (Ballinger, Texas), 9/5/1903, p. 4, crediting Carnegie Library of Ballinger. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • 28th Legislature (1903) - Phil Jackson, postoffice Granburry [sic], nativity Arkansas, age 51 (born circa 1852), stockman and farmer, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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