jackson jackson  /ˈdʒæk sən/


  1. (n) English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
  2. (n) United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
  3. (n) United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
  4. (n) United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
  5. (n) United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)
  6. (n) general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
  7. (n) 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  8. (n) a town in western Wyoming
  9. (n) a town in western Tennessee
  10. (n) capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
  11. (n) a town in south central Michigan


  1. Jackson County's rural supervisor district will grow in land size, three districts shift west where population is ...

    PASCAGOULA -- Jackson County supervisors are waiting for the final word on how voting precincts will be divided and established before approving a redistricting plan presented to them Monday.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Biloxi Sun Herald

  2. Jackson murder, suicide victims ID'ed

    Jackson police are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide in south Jackson and have identified both victims.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WLBT 3 Jackson

  3. Jackson police investigate officer shooting

    A Jackson police officer is on administrative leave after he shot a man in the shoulder, police said. Authorities said a man flagged an officer who was on patrol in the area of Abraham Lincoln Drive and James Garfield Circle in the Presidential Hills neighborhood after about 11:30 a.m., said Jackson Police Department spokeswoman Officer Colendula Green. The man walked over to the officer, who ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WAPT Jackson

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