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Arthur J. Jackson

Captain Arthur J. Jackson was a United States Marine. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Peleliu during World War II. PFC Jackson single-handedly destroyed 12 enemy pillboxes and killed 50 enemy soldiers. On September 30, 1961, whi ...

                                               

Edwin Jackson (American football)

Edwin Joseph Jackson was an American football linebacker. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He played college football at Georgia Southern University. He signed with the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League as an undrafted free agent ...

                                               

Grant Jackson (baseball)

Grant Dwight Jackson was an American professional baseball pitcher and coach. Jackson played in Major League baseball MLB from 1965 to 1982 for the Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Montreal Expos, an ...

                                               

Harry R. Jackson Jr.

Harry R. Jackson Jr. was an American Christian pastor, Pentecostal bishop, and author. He was the senior pastor at Hope Christian Church in Beltsville, Maryland. He also was a bishop of the International Communion of Evangelical Churches. He was ...

                                               

Keith Jackson

Jackson was born Keith Max Jackson in Roopville, Georgia on October 18, 1928. He served in the military of the United States during the Cold War. He studied at Washington State University. In 1952, he married Turi Ann Johnsen.

                                               

Sarah Yorke Jackson

Sarah Yorke Jackson was the daughter in law of US President Andrew Jackson and Rachel Donelson Jackson. She acted as the First Lady of the United States from November 26, 1834 to March 4, 1837. Sarah Yorke was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...

                                               

Stonewall Jackson

Thomas Jonathan Jackson was a leading Confederate general of the American Civil War. He earned the name "Stonewall" after the First Battle of Bull Run. He was frequently called the most brilliant strategist in the Confederate Army. Jackson was co ...

                                               

Tommy "Hurricane" Jackson

Tommy "Hurricane" Jackson was an American heavyweight boxer. He fought from 1951 until 1961. He had a total of 44 fights. His statistics were 34 wins, 9 losses and 1 draw. In February 1956, he was rated behind Bob Baker for the heavyweight champi ...

                                               

Andrew Jacobs, Jr.

Andrew Andy Jacobs, Jr. was an American lawyer and politician. Jacobs was in the United States House of Representatives for 30 years. His father, Andrew Jacobs, was also a congressman for one term. He once was married to Martha Keys of Kansas, wh ...

                                               

Irwin L. Jacobs

Irwin L. Jacobs was an American businessman. He was the CEO of several large corporations, formerly including the now-bankrupt Genmar Holdings. In 1973, Jacobs founded COMB. Jacobs, based in Minneapolis, became wealthy by taking big stakes in For ...

                                               

Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs was a Canadian and American journalist, author and activist. She had an influence on urban studies. Her book The Death and Life of Great American Cities said that urban renewal did not respect the needs of most city people. Jacobs was ...

                                               

Florence S. Jacobsen

Florence Smith Jacobsen was an American religious leader. She was a member with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served as the sixth General President of the Young Womens Mutual Improvement Association from 1961 to 1972. Jacob ...

                                               

Hugh Newell Jacobsen

Hugh Newell Jacobsen was an American architect known for designing Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis home in Marthas Vineyard during the 1980s. He also restored part of the U.S. Embassy in Paris, as well as Spaso House in Moscow. Jacobsen was born in Gr ...

                                               

Harry V. Jaffa

Harry V. Jaffa was Professor Emeritus at Claremont McKenna College and Claremont Graduate University and a distinguished fellow of the Claremont Institute. He has written on Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Winston Ch ...

                                               

Andre Jagendorf

Andre Tridon Jagendorf was an American plant biologist and educator. He was a Liberty Hyde Bailey Professor Emeritus in the Section of Plant Biology at Cornell University. He was known for providing direct evidence that chloroplasts synthesize ad ...

                                               

James Otis Kaler

James Otis Kaler was an American writer. Kaler was born and died in Maine. He wrote many, many books for children using the pen name James Otis. His first book Toby Tyler his best known book. It was made into the Walt Disney movie Toby Tyler in 1960.

                                               

Daniel James, Jr.

Daniel James, Jr. was the first African-American four-star general officer in the United States military. He received his pilot training with the Tuskegee airmen during World War II. He flew planes during the Korean, and Vietnam Wars. He was a fl ...

                                               

Etta James

Etta James was an American singer. She was born in Los Angeles, California. Her styles included jazz, blues, soul and R&B. She received many awards during her career. She was active for almost sixty years. James died of leukemia in Riverside, ...

                                               

Rick James

James Ambrose Johnson Jr. also known as Rick James, was an American singer, songwriter, recording artist and producer. He was very popular during the late 1970s and 1980s, scoring four number one hits on the US R&B charts. He was born in Buff ...

                                               

Sonny James

James Hugh Loden, known professionally as Sonny James, was an American country music singer and songwriter. He was best known for his 1957 hit, "Young Love". James had 72 country and pop charted releases from 1953 to 1983, including an unpreceden ...

                                               

Arthur Janov

Arthur "Art" Janov was an American psychologist, psychotherapist, and the creator of primal therapy, a treatment for mental illness that involves repeatedly descending into, feeling, and experiencing long-repressed childhood pain. He was born in ...

                                               

Al Jarreau

Alwin Lopez Al Jarreau was an American jazz singer. He won seven Grammy Awards and was nominated for over a dozen more. He was best known for his album Breakin Away and singing the theme song of the late-1980s television series Moonlighting. He w ...

                                               

Jim Jeffords

James Merrill "Jim" Jeffords was an American politician. He was a United States Senator from Vermont. He was senator from January 3, 1989 through January 3, 2007. Before being senator, Jeffords was a member of the United States House of Represent ...

                                               

Frederick Jelinek

Frederick Jelinek was a Czech-American researcher. His works focused in information theory, automatic speech recognition, and natural language processing. He was well known for his quote, "Every time I fire a linguist, the performance of the spee ...

                                               

Brandon Jenkins

Brandon Dean Jenkins was an American singer-songwriter. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was part of the Red Dirt music genre. He was known for his musical tributes to the victims of the September 11 attacks. Jenkins performed in the Texas and ...

                                               

Charles Robert Jenkins

Charles Robert Jenkins was a former United States Army soldier. He lived in North Korea from 1965 to 2004 after deserting from his unit and crossing the Korean Demilitarized Zone. He was born in Rich Square, North Carolina. On November 3, Jenkins ...

                                               

Waylon Jennings

Waylon Arnold Jennings was an American country singer-songwriter and guitarist. Jennings first became famous as a member of Buddy Hollys backing band. On February 3, 1959, while playing shows with Holly, he gave up his airplane seat J. P. "The Bi ...

                                               

Wilson Roosevelt Jerman

Wilson Roosevelt Jerman was a butler. He worked for 11 different American presidents in the White House. He was born in Seaboard, North Carolina. Jerman was promoted to butler under John F. Kennedy, and continued in that role until his retirement ...

                                               

John Thomaides

Thomaides was a member of the city council from 2003-2010. In 2010 Thomaides ran against Daniel Guerrero who had been elected Mayor of San Marcos in 2010, by a margin of 42 votes Thomaides served from 2011-2016 on the city council when he ran for ...

                                               

Dr. John

Malcolm John Rebennack, better known as Dr. John, was an American musician from New Orleans. He was known for his singles "I Walk on Guilded Splinters", "Right Place, Wrong Time" and "Down in New Orleans".

                                               

1993 Iowa murders

Angela Jane Johnson is an American felon. In 1993, she helped Dustin Lee Honken in the murders of five people in Iowa. The victims were related to a drug trial against Honken. Honken was involved in the creation and selling of methamphetamine and ...

                                               

Bob Johnson (infielder)

Robert Wallace Johnson, nicknamed Rocky ", was an American professional baseball player. He played as a utility infielder and pinch hitter. Johnson appeared in 11 Major League Baseball seasons, from 1960 through 1970. He was born in Omaha, Nebras ...

                                               

Dan Johnson (Kentucky politician)

Danny Ray "Dan" Johnson was an American evangelical pastor and Republican politician. He was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, representing the 49th District serving from January 2017 until his death in December. He was born and ...

                                               

Denis Johnson

Denis Hale Johnson was an American writer. He was born in Munich, Germany. Johnson best known for his short story collection Jesus Son and his novel Tree of Smoke, which won the National Book Award for Fiction. He also wrote plays, poetry and non ...

                                               

George Clayton Johnson

George Clayton Johnson was an American science fiction writer. He was most famous for co-writing the novel Logans Run with William F. Nolan, the basis for the 1976 movie. He was also known for his television screenplays for The Twilight Zone, and ...

                                               

Hiram Johnson

Hiram Warren Johnson was an American progressive Republican politician. He was the 23rd Governor of California from 1911 to 1917 and a United States Senator from 1917 to 1945. He was also Theodore Roosevelts running mate in the 1912 presidential ...

                                               

Junior Johnson

Robert Glenn Johnson, Jr., better known as Junior Johnson, was a NASCAR driver of the 1950s and 1960s. He won 50 NASCAR races in his career before retiring in 1966. In the 1970s and 1980s, he became a NASCAR racing team owner; he sponsored such N ...

                                               

Lois Johnson

Lois Johnson Scoggins was an American country music singer. She recorded for the record labels Columbia, MGM, 20th Century, Polydor between 1969 and 1978. She charted twenty singles on the Hot Country Songs charts. Her song "Loving You Will Never ...

                                               

Michael Johnson (singer)

Michael Johnson was an American pop, country and folk singer-songwriter and guitarist. Johnson was best known for his 1978 hit song "Bluer Than Blue". He charted four hits on the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and nine more on the Hot Country Songs ch ...

                                               

Rafer Johnson

Rafer Lewis Johnson was an American decathlete and actor. He was born in Hillsboro, Texas. Johnson was a silver medalist at the 1956 Summer Olympics and a gold medal at the 1960 Summer Olympics. He also played Mullens the DEA agent in the 1989 Ja ...

                                               

Reggie Johnson (musician)

Reginald Volney Johnson was an American jazz double-bassist. He was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. He joined Art Blakeys band for a month-long residency at the Five Spot Cafe in December 1965. He played and/or recorded with Bill Dixon, Sun Ra, and ...

                                               

Sam Johnson

Samuel Robert Johnson was an American politician. He was the U.S. Representative for Texass 3rd congressional district serving in Congress from 1991 to 2019. He was a member of the Republican Party. On January 6, 2017, Johnson announced he will n ...

                                               

Albert Sidney Johnston

Albert Sidney Johnston was a Confedeate general during the American Civil War. He was born in 1803 in Tennessee. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1826. He resigned from the U.S. army in 1834 after his wife died. He then joi ...

                                               

Joseph E. Johnston

Joseph E. Johnston was a Confederate army general. He fought in the American Civil War. He was born in Virginia in 1807. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in 1829. He fought in the Second Seminole War and Mexican-American War. When the ...

                                               

Ollie Johnston

Oliver Martin Johnston, Jr. was an American movie animator. He was one of Disneys Nine Old Men, and the last one living. He also got the National Medal of Arts in 2005. He was a good friend of Frank Thomas, another animator who was also one of th ...

                                               

Walter B. Jones Jr.

Walter Beaman Jones Jr. was an American politician. He was the U.S. Representative for North Carolinas 3rd congressional district from 1995 to 2019. He was a Republican. Joness father was Walter B. Jones Sr., a Democratic Party congressman from t ...

                                               

Caldwell Jones

Caldwell Pops Jones was an American professional basketball player. He played as both a center and a power forward between 1973 and 1990. He first played in the American Basketball Association from 1973 until 1976. He later played in the National ...

                                               

Chuck Jones

Charles Martin "Chuck" Jones was an American animator, cartoon artist, screenwriter, producer, and director. He was known for his works in Looney Tunes and in Tom & Jerry. He directed many of the Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck cartoons. He won an Acad ...

                                               

Derek Jones (musician)

Derek Jones was an American guitarist. He was best known as the rhythm and lead guitarist and often co-lead vocalist for the American post-hardcore band Falling in Reverse. He was also the guitarist of the American band A Smile From the Trenches. ...

                                               

George Jones

George Glenn Jones was an American country music singer known for his long list of hit records, his distinctive voice and phrasing, and his marriage to Tammy Wynette. Jones was born on September 12, 1931 in Saratoga, Texas. He was raised in Vidor ...