JACKSON, Jonathan, (1743 - 1810)


JACKSON, Jonathan, a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., June 4, 1743; pursued classical studies and was graduated from Harvard College in 1761; engaged in mercantile pursuits in Newburyport; member of the Provincial Congress in 1775; member of the State house of representatives in 1777; Member of the Continental Congress in 1782; elected to the State senate in 1789; United States marshal, district of Massachusetts, 1789-1791; treasurer of the Commonwealth 1802-1806; inspector and supervisor of internal revenue; president of the State bank and of the Harvard corporation; died in Boston, Mass., March 5, 1810; interment in the Granary Burying Ground.


Bibliography

Jackson, James. Hon. Jonathan Jackson, His Wife, and Many Members of His Family. Boston: A. Mudge & Son, printers, 1866.