Member Biography

William Jackson 


John Smith Futhey, History of Chester County (Everts, 1881)

Sessions Office Position District Party
1830-1831       4 Anti-Mason
1831-1832       4 Anti-Mason
1832-1833       4 Anti-Mason
1833-1834       4 Anti-Mason

COUNTIES: Chester, Delaware  


11/07/1789 - 10/29/1864

William Jackson (Anti-Mason4) Chester and Delaware Counties 1830-1834

Early Life:

William Jackson, born November 7, 1789, Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; son of John and Mary Harlan Jackson; Enoch Lewis’s boarding school; Westtown Friends Institute; engaged, agriculturist; mathematician; political economist; Elected, Anti-Mason, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1830-1834; married, Rebecca Taylor Jackson, 1819, children, Alice Woodruff, Elizabeth Dingee, Rebecca T. Jackson, Isaac Jackson, Catherine J. Barnard, Emeline Coates, Mary Taylor Conard; died, October 29, 1864, Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania; interment, West Grove Friends Cemetery, West Grove, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Politics:

Elected, Anti-Mason, Pennsylvania State Senate, 4th district, Chester and Delaware Counties, 1830-1834.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members "J""Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

William Jackson (1789-1864) - Find a Grave Memorial