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 Graham Washington Jackson

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Graham Washington Jackson

American Folk Figure. He was the African-American accordion player who was weeping at the train that was moving past carrying the body of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in April 1945. This famous scene was featured on "Life" Magazine.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 3 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9794
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Graham Washington Jackson (22 Feb 1903–15 Jan 1983), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9794, citing South View Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .