James Jackson (Massachusetts politician)
|Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts|
September 8, 1920 – 1924
Albert P. Langtry|
Henry A. Wyman
John R. Macomber (Acting)
|Succeeded by||William S. Youngman|
April 21, 1881 |
|Alma mater||Harvard University|
A year after he graduated from Harvard Jackson became associated with the banking firm of Lee, Higgoison and Co., remaining there until he became vice-president of the Paul Revere Trust Co. When the Paul Revere Trust Co. was merged into the State Street Trust Company, Jackson became a secretary of State Street, and manager of its Copley Square Branch.
Public Service Career
Jackson, the New England Chairman of the Red Cross, announced his candidacy for State Treasurer on August 30, 1920. Jackson was appointed Treasurer and Receiver-General on September 8, 1920 following the resignation of Fred J. Burrell.
Jackson was one of the founders of the Sentinels of the Republic, an organization that opposed what it saw as the federal encroachment on the rights of the States and of the individual.
- Public Officials of Massachusetts of 1921-1922. The Boston Review.
- Bacon, Edwin Monroe. The Book of Boston: Fifty Years' Recollections of the New England Metropolis. Boston, Massachusetts: Book of Boston Company. p. 221. Retrieved October 21, 2015.
- "JACKSON CONSENTS TO RUN.; Will Seek Bay State Republican Nomination for Treasurer.". New York Times. August 20, 1920. Retrieved 2010-02-15.
- "COOLIDGE APPOINTS JACKSON TREASURER; Director of Red Cross Activities in Massachusetts During the War Succeeds Burrell. LATTER QUIT UNDER FIRE Auditor Finds His Accounts Correct and Legislative Inquiry Halts Until Wednesday". New York Times. September 5, 1920. Retrieved 2010-02-15.
- "SENTINELS OF THE REPUBLIC; New Extra-Political Organization Is Incorporated in Boston". New York Times. August 19, 1921. Retrieved 2010-02-15.
- "B. & M. Enginemen Accept Unfavorable Arbitration Award". The Hartford Courant. March 20, 1927.
- "RISE IN KEYSTONE FUNDS; Total Assets of $41,000,000 Are Shown on Sept. 30". New York Times. November 3, 1942.
Fred J. Burrell
|Treasurer and Receiver-General of Massachusetts
| Succeeded by|
William S. Youngman