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Elihu Emory Jackson

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Elihu Emory Jackson Famous memorial

Birth
Death
27 Dec 1907 (aged 70)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
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Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, USA Add to Map
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Maryland Governor. He owned and operated a successful mercantile store in Delmar, Maryland, as well as a grain business with branches in Salisbury, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Entering politics, he served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, (1882 to 1883) and in the Maryland State Senate, (1884 to 1886). In 1888, he was elected as a Democrat the 41st Governor of Maryland, serving until 1892. During his term, the Australian secret ballot law was sanctioned, the mandatory tobacco inspection law was eliminated and legislation was enacted that taxed foreign corporations doing business within the state. After leaving office, he was again elected to the Maryland State Senate, serving (1895 to 1897). Declining further nominations due to illness, he lived retirement until death.
Maryland Governor. He owned and operated a successful mercantile store in Delmar, Maryland, as well as a grain business with branches in Salisbury, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. Entering politics, he served as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, (1882 to 1883) and in the Maryland State Senate, (1884 to 1886). In 1888, he was elected as a Democrat the 41st Governor of Maryland, serving until 1892. During his term, the Australian secret ballot law was sanctioned, the mandatory tobacco inspection law was eliminated and legislation was enacted that taxed foreign corporations doing business within the state. After leaving office, he was again elected to the Maryland State Senate, serving (1895 to 1897). Declining further nominations due to illness, he lived retirement until death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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  • Added: Mar 17, 2005
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10634627/elihu_emory-jackson: accessed ), memorial page for Elihu Emory Jackson (3 Nov 1837–27 Dec 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10634627, citing Parsons Cemetery, Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.