Amos H. Jackson

Amos Henry Jackson (May 10, 1846 – August 30, 1924) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Amos Henry Jackson
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th district
In office
March 4, 1903 – March 3, 1905
Preceded byJames A. Norton
Succeeded byGrant E. Mouser
Personal details
Born(1846-05-10)May 10, 1846
Franklin, New York
DiedAugust 30, 1924(1924-08-30) (aged 78)
Fremont, Ohio
Resting placeOakwood Cemetery
Political partyRepublican

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.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Amos H. Jackson (id: J000004)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
James A. Norton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 13th congressional district

1903-1905
Succeeded by
Grant E. Mouser