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 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; chair, Barbour County Board of Education, 1954-. Member; Farrah Law Society, Wiregrass Historical Society, Alpha Kappa Psi, Methodist Church. Awarded emeritus status at Troy University, 2004. An endowed scholarship was created in his honor at the Universitiy of Alabama. Died July 16, 2011.
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