Samuel Jacob Jackson
|Samuel Jacob Jackson|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||William McCreary|
|Succeeded by||George Henry Bradbury|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Rockwood|
|Preceded by||John Aikins|
|Succeeded by||Isaac Riley|
February 18, 1848|
|Died||May 29, 1942(aged 94)|
Born in Stradbally, Queen's County, Ireland, the son of Samuel Jackson and Elizabeth Sutcliffe, Jackson was educated at Brantford, Ontario. He came west to Manitoba in 1871. Jackson later became a partner in a mercantile firm in Winnipeg. In 1878, he married Ida Isabella Clark. Jackson later moved to Stonewall, where he was a merchant and mill owner.
He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for the electoral district of Rockwood in 1883, 1884, 1886, 1888, 1892 and 1896. He was defeated in 1899. From 1891 to 1895, he was the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
He was first returned to Canadian House of Commons in the general elections of 1904 for the riding of Selkirk. A Liberal, he was defeated in 1908. He was an Alderman in the Winnipeg City Council in 1877, 1878 and 1880. Jackson was chairman of the Board of Works for Winnipeg in 1882.
- Samuel Jacob Jackson – Parliament of Canada biography
- Gemmill, J A (1889). The Canadian Parliamentary companion. p. 338. Retrieved 2012-10-24.
- Robertson, John Palmerston (1887). A political manual of the province of Manitoba and the North-west Territories. pp. 72–3. Retrieved 2012-10-24.
- The Canadian Parliament; biographical sketches and photo-engravures of the senators and members of the House of Commons of Canada. Being the tenth Parliament, elected November 3, 1904
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