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us: Jackson, Samuel Dillon, 1895-1951



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    • found: Photograph: Roosevelt speaking at Fort Wayne, Indiana, Truman Library, Oct. 28, 1944: (photograph features Indiana senator Samuel Dillon Jackson)
    • found: Bio. dir. of U.S. Congress WWW site search, July 7, 2010: (Samuel Dillon Jackson; b. May 28, 1895, Zanesville, Ind.; d. Mar. 8, 1951, Fort Wayne, Ind.; captain, Infantry 1917-1919; attorney; apptd. Jan. 28, 1944, democrat, U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy left by Frederick Van Nuys, served Jan. 28, 1944-Nov. 13, 1944; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Indiana, 1944)
    • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, January 17, 2014 (Jackson, Samuel Dillon, a Senator from Indiana; born near Zanesville, Allen County, Ind., May 28, 1895; attended the public schools of Fort Wayne, Ind.; graduated from the Indiana University Law School at Indianapolis in 1917, and admitted to the bar the same year; during the First World War, served as a captain of Infantry 1917-1919; engaged in the practice of law at Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1919; prosecuting attorney of Allen County, Ind., 1924-1928; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress; attorney general of Indiana 1940-1941; appointed on January 28, 1944, as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Frederick Van Nuys and served from January 28, 1944, to November 13, 1944, when a duly elected successor qualified; was not a candidate for election to fill the vacancy; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for Governor of Indiana in 1944; resumed the practice of law; died in Fort Wayne, Ind., March 8, 1951; interment in Lindenwood Cemetery)
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