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Jesse JACKSON, JR.

American Jesse JACKSON, JR.

born Jesse Louis JACKSON

American politician, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois's 2nd district

Source :  Tim DOWLING

Born: on March 11, 1965 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA


Biography

Jackson was born in Greenville, South Carolina and raised in the Jackson Park Highlands District of the South Shore community area on the South Side of Chicago, one of five children of Jesse and Jacqueline (Brown) Jackson. He attended nursery school at the University of Chicago and attended John J. Pershing Elementary School. At age five Jackson mimicked his father in a speech atop a milk crate at the Operation PUSH headquarters. His father sought media attention to shed light on important issues according to some accounts and as a result of his father's travels, his time with his father often occurred in the time between meetings.

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- Category American politician