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JACKSON, Edward. (Hopkinton, IA, Oct. 29, 1848--Los Angeles, CA, Aug 30, 1921). Jackson, the son of Leroy JACKSON, opened his medical practice in Dubuque in 1874. He was a graduate of the College of Medicine and Surgery in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1881 he graduated from the Hahnemann Homeopathic College. Dr. Jackson was a member of the American Institute of Homeopathy, the Western Academy of Homeopathy, and the Hahnemann Association of Iowa.

In addition to his medical practice, Jackson served as vice-president of BUETTELL BROTHERS COMPANY in Dubuque. (1) He was secretary and treasurer of the Western Land Company; a director of the American Peat and Fertilizer Company in Quebec, Canada; and had an interest in the Tobasco, Chapias Trading and Transportation Company of Mexico.



1. Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa. Chicago: Chapman Publishing Company, 1894, p. 317