Amos H. Jackson

Amos Henry Jackson ( * May 10, 1846 in Franklin, Delaware County, New York; † August 30, 1924 in Fremont, Ohio ) was an American politician. Between 1903 and 1905 he represented the state of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives.


In 1854, Amos Jackson moved with his parents to Gibson and 1862 on a farm near Corning. He attended the public schools of his respective home. In 1866 he came to Ohio, where he worked as a carpenter for several years. Then he sold dry goods from a vending cart. Since 1882 he has been resident in Fremont, where he acted again with dry goods. He also worked in the shoe business. Later he worked in the craft. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. Between 1897 and 1901 he was mayor of the city of Fremont.

In the congressional elections of 1902, Jackson was in the 13th electoral district of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he succeeded the Democrat James A. Norton on March 4, 1903. Since he resigned in 1904 to run again, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1905. After his time in the U.S. House of Representatives Jackson again worked in the craft. In 1922, he withdrew into retirement. He died on August 30, 1924 in Fremont, where he was also buried.