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