George Jackson

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Birthday
1, 1808
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 1885 (76)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
1, 1808
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 6, 1885 (76)

About

Canadian politician and mill owner who served as a representative in the Canadian Assembly. He was a Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Grey South from 1867 to 1872.

Before Fame

He studied in Yorkshire and worked as a merchant in Durham, England before moving to Canada, where he purchased a mill in 1844.

Trivia

He entered politics as a liberal but became a conservative when he decided to support John A. Macdonald.

Family Life

He married Susan Merritt in 1832.

Associated With

Like Stephen Harper, he was a Canadian politician.