Attorney. Born– June 6, 1914, Clio. Parents– William Alto and Lula Jane (Loftin) Jackson. Married– Emma Pearl Norton, March 28, 1941. Children– Four. Education– University of Alabama, B.S., 1935, J.D. 1937. Admitted to the bar, 1937, and practiced law in Clio, 1937-1939 and after 1945; served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate  Division, 1942-1945; taught at Troy University, 1967-2004.  Served as Deputy Directory, Troy University Fort Rucker branch.  Member of  town council of Clio, 1948-1952; member and chair, Barbour County Board of Education. Member; Farrah Law Society, Wiregrass Historical Society, Alpha Kappa Psi, Methodist Church. One of the founders of the Amariah B. Stubbs Sr. Historical Association. Awarded emeritus status at Troy University, 2004.  An endowed scholarship was created in his honor at the University of Alabama.  Died July 16, 2011.


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