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John Jay Jackson Jr.

Career and biographical information on United States Federal Court Judge John Jay Jackson Jr.

Personal:

First Name: John
Middle Name: Jay
Last Name: Jackson
Judge Identification Number: 1158
Date of Birth: 8/4/1824
Location of Birth: Parkersburg, VA (now WV)
Date of Death: 9/2/1907
Location of Death: Atlantic City, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: White
Gender: Male
Prior Employment:
Private practice, Wirt County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1847-1848
Prosecutor, Wirt County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1848
Commonwealth attorney, Ritchie County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1849-1850
Private practice, Wood County, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1850-1851
State delegate, Virginia, 1851-1855
Private practice, Parkersburg, Virginia (now West Virginia), 1855-1861

Education:

Name of School: College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
Degree:
Degree year: 1845
Name of School - Second: Read law
Degree - Second:
Degree year - Second: 1847

Judicial Career:

Court Name: U. S. District Court, Western District of Virginia
President Name: Abraham Lincoln
Party Affiliation of President: Republican
Commission Date: 08/03/1861
Date of Termination: 06/10/1864
Termination specific reason: Reassignment
Court Name - Second Term: U. S. District Court, District of West Virginia
President Name - Second Term: Reassignment
Party Affiliation of President - Second Term: Reassignment
Commission Date - Second Term: 06/11/1864
Date of Termination - Second Term: 07/01/1901
Termination specific reason - Second Term: Reassignment
Court Name - Third Term: U. S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia
President Name - Third Term: Reassignment
Party Affiliation of President - Third Term: Reassignment
Commission Date - Third Term: 07/01/1901
Date of Termination - Third Term: 03/15/1905
Termination specific reason - Third Term: Retirement