F. M. Jackson

 

The Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin Compiled and Published underthe direction of J. D. Beck, Commissioner of Labor and IndustrialStatistics 1907.

The Wisconsin Blue Book. VII. Biographical Sketches. The WisconsinLegislature. Assembly, p. 1139

HERMAN L. KERN, Speaker; C. E. SHAFFER, Chief Clerk; W. S. IRVINE,Sergeant-at-Arms.

The assembly consists of 100 members. They are chosen biennially andreceive $500 for their services during their term. The speaker ischosen by the members and receives an additional $500 for his servicesas speaker. The assembly of 1907 contains 76 republicans, 19democrats, and 5 social democrats.

Clark County. (pp. 1143-1144) One District. Population, 1900 - 25,848.

F. M. JACKSON (Rep.) was born on a farm in Green county, Wisconsin,and attended the district school until 1886 when he entered the highschool at Brodhead. In 1889 he graduated from the Brodhead high schooland removed to Monroe in the same county. In the fall of 1889 heentered the University of Wisconsin from which he graduated in June1893. Mr. Jackson was elected principal of the Colby high school andheld that position for eight years, spending his spare time studyinglaw. He quit teaching school in 1901 and entered the law office of R.B. Salter in Colby, Wisconsin. In the winter of 1902 he took a courseof law lectures in the Illinois College of Law at Chicago and passedthe state bar examination in April 1902. The same year he wasnominated and elected district attorney of Clark county and was re-elected in 1904. In 1906 Mr. Jackson was nominated for member ofassembly for the Clark county district and was elected, receiving2,494 votes against 624 for James Richmond (Dem.).

 

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