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William Congreve JacksonRoster ID 991
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1911|
|Biography & Genealogy:||William Congreve Jackson, Class of 1911: Genealogy: Born- May 21, 1890 in Richmond, Va. Father- Henry Melville Jackson of Leesburg; Mother- Violet Lee Pace of Danville, Va. Pat. Grandfather- Samuel Keerl Jackson- born on the good ship "Mary" in Mid Ocean; Pat. Grandmother- Anna Maria Calvert of Upperville, Va. Mat. Grandfather- James Baker Pace of Martinsville, Va.; Mat. Grandmother- Bettie Wilmouth Neal of Danville, Va. Married- 1st- Marguerite Woods, daughter of Hugh Meredith Woods of Fortress Monroe, Va. in Dec. 1912; 2nd- Helen Frank Children- 1- Theresa M. Jackson Herbert, who married Mr. Herbert; 2- William C. Jackson, Jr. (both from 2nd marriage). VMI Record: Entered VMI- Sept. 6, 1907; Graduated June 21, 1911 standing 23 in a class of 52 World War I Record- 1st Lieut. U.S. Infantry. Careers: Mining Engineer; Chemist; worked for Southern Railway Co. Died- July 12, 1973|