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Robert Houghwout Jackson
Birth: Feb. 13, 1892
Spring Creek (Warren County)
Warren County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 9, 1954
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Jackson took a leave of absence from the Supreme Court to serve as the Chief Counsel for the allied powers prosecution team at the Nuremberg war-crimes trials. He also served as both Attorney and Solicitor General of the United States under Franklin D. Roosevelt's administration. He was the last serving Supreme Court Justice who did not have a law degree. Chief Justice William Rehnquist served as Jackson's law clerk in the early 1950's. He was also a relative of Tommy Leach, the famed outfielder for the Pittsburg Pirates. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Eldred Jackson (1862 - 1915)
  Angelina J Houghwot Jackson (1887 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Irene Gerhardt Jackson (1890 - 1986)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Loftus Jackson Craighill (1921 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Houghwout Jackson (1892 - 1954)
  Ella Marie Jackson Springer (1894 - 1971)*
  Helen Jackson Adams (1904 - 1996)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Maple Grove Cemetery
Frewsburg
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 3 Lot 232
GPS (lat/lon): 42.0511, -79.14753
 
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Record added: Jun 11, 1999
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Section 3, Lot 232 - Follow signs
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