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Rev Dr. Joseph Harrison Jackson
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1900
Rudyard
Coahoma County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1990
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Minister, President of the National Baptist Convention, USA Inc. (1953-1982). He was one of the nations dynamic orators of the Gospel. He served as pastor of the Olivet Baptist Church in Chicago, Illinois (1941-1990). He bitterly opposed Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's. civil-disobedience campaign, vigorously quashed liberal opposition within his denomination that half a million members (including King) left in 1961 to form the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. He also authored several books. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maude Jackson (1906 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Curtis Jackson
Record added: Mar 22, 2005
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