Amos H. Jackson
|Amos Henry Jackson|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
|Preceded by||James A. Norton|
|Succeeded by||Grant E. Mouser|
May 10, 1846|
Franklin, New York
|Died||August 30, 1924
|Resting place||Oakwood Cemetery|
Born near Franklin, New York, Jackson moved with his parents to Gibson, New York, in 1854 and to a farm near Corning, New York, in 1862, where he attended the common schools. He moved to Ohio in 1866. He was employed as a carpenter for several years and then engaged in selling notions from a wagon. He settled in Fremont, Ohio, in 1882 and engaged in the retail dry goods and shoe business and later engaged in manufactures. He served as mayor of Fremont 1897-1901.
Jackson was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1905). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1904. He resumed manufacturing interests in Fremont, Ohio, until 1922 when he retired. He died in Fremont, Ohio, on August 30, 1924. He was interred in Oakwood Cemetery.
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