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George Jackson

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 1936, Greenville, Mississippi, USA. Jackson has a quietly emotional country/soul delivery that could have made him a southern soul singing star in his own right, but as he only ...

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Jackson, George

Jabari Q. Adams.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1014 words.

George Jackson, born 23 September 1941 in Chicago, was no stranger to the ills of racism, although he did

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Jackson, George

Stacy Braukman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1233 words.

radical black nationalist and anti-prison activist, was born George Lester Jackson in Chicago, Illinois, the second of the four children

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Jackson, George

Lee Bernstein.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1220 words.

Jackson, George (23 September 1941–21 August 1971), political revolutionary and prisoners' rights activist, political revolutionary and prisoners’ rights activist, was born George Lester...

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Jackson, George

Norman O. Richmond.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 301 words.

Black Panther known as one of the Soledad brothers and the author of a best-selling collection of letters written from prison. George Jackson was born in Chicago and spent his formative...

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Jackson, George

Stacy Braukman.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1233 words.

radical black nationalist and anti-prison activist, was born George Lester Jackson in Chicago, Illinois, the second of the four children of Robert Lester Jackson and Georgia (maiden name...

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Jackson, George Lester

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 512 words.

George Lester Jackson grew up on the West Side of Chicago, the son of Lester Jackson, a postal worker, and

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Jackson, (George) Colin

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 85 words.

Born 6 Dec. 1921; s of George Hutton and Agnes Scott Jackson; died 19 April 1981

Barrister

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Jackson, Sir Keith George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 93 words.

4th Bt cr 1815

Born 2 Aug. 1842; s of Sir Keith Alexander Jackson, 2nd Bt and Amelia, d of George Waddell; m 1875, Alice, ...

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Jackson, Major Frederick George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 316 words.

Born e s of late George Frederick Jackson; m 1929, Mrs Marguerite Wigan Fisher, er d of late Albert Hernu, Boulogne and London; died 13 March 1938...

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JACKSON, Georges Siméon - Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 32 words.

French, 19th century, male.

Active in Paris.

Sculptor.

Georges Jackson was a member of the Société des Artistes Français from 1889, in whose exhibition he...

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Jackson, John George

Stephen W. Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 670 words.

Jackson, John George (22 September 1777–28 March 1825), congressman and federal judge, was born near Buckhannon, Virginia (now W. Va.), the son of George Jackson, congressman and farmer,...

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Jackson, George Lester

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 512 words.

George Lester Jackson grew up on the West Side of Chicago, the son of Lester Jackson, a postal worker, and Georgia Jackson. He was the second oldest of five children. Street-smart and...

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Jackson, George Washington

Mark L. McCallon.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 754 words.

educator and writer, was born in Lee County, Alabama, the seventh of thirteen children of the Reverend Anderson Jackson and his wife, Clara. Anderson Jackson was a slave preacher who...

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Jackson, Sir George (1785–1861), diplomatist

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations. 701 words.

Jackson, Sir George (1785–1861), diplomatist, born in October 1785, was the youngest son of Thomas Jackson DD (1745–1797) [see under Jackson, Francis James (1770-1814)]. He was intended for...

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Jackson, Frederick George (1860–1938), explorer

R. N. Rudmose Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; African History. 1053 words.

Jackson, Frederick George (1860–1938), explorer, was born at Alcester, Warwickshire, on 6 March 1860, the eldest son of George Frederick Jackson, landowner and farmer, and his wife, Mary...

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Jackson, Sir Nicholas (Fane St George)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 352 words.

3rd Bt cr 1913

Born 4 Sept. 1934; s of Sir Hugh Jackson, 2nd Bt, and Violet Marguerite Loftus (d 2001), y dnull...

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Carey, George Jackson (1822–1872), army officer

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 410 words.

Carey, George Jackson (1822–1872), army officer, was born on 5 October 1822 at Rozel, Guernsey, a son of Thomas Carey of Rozel and his second wife, the daughter of Colonel George Jackson,...

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Lambert, George Jackson (1794–1880), organist and composer

J. C. Hadden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition; Keyboard. 439 words.

Lambert, George Jackson (1794–1880), organist and composer, the son of George Lambert, organist of Beverley Minster, was born at Highgate, Beverley, Yorkshire, on 16 November 1794. He had...

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Churchward, George Jackson (1857–1933), railway engineer

George W. Carpenter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 974 words.

Churchward, George Jackson (1857–1933), railway engineer, was born at Rowes Farm, Stoke Gabriel, south Devon, on 31 January 1857, the second son in the family of three sons and two...

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George Jackson and the Black Condition Made Visible

Dan Berger.

in Captive Nation

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 20222 words.

This chapter focuses on George Jackson, prisoner A63837, who wrote “Soledad Brother,” a collection of letters he wrote to his parents, sisters and younger brother while he was in prison. It...

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