Jesse Lee Jackson

Jesse Lee Jackson (HM12UJ)

Location: Chanute, KS 66720 Neosho County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 40.899', W 95° 26.944'

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1917 - 2005

Jesse Lee Jackson was born on January 20, 1917, in Tennessee Colony, Texas. He moved with his family to Chanute at the age of 5. He graduated from Chanute High School and attended Chanute Junior College.

Jesse's dedication to our community was displayed by his service as city commissioner and his involvement in other organizations and church groups. Jesse served as a city oommissioner for 12 years and during that time served two terms as mayor.

He also served with the Community Corrections Committee, the Area Agency on Aging, was chairman of the Regional Planning Commission, president of the Alliance of Churches Christian League, served with the Chanute United Way, was chairman of the Human Relations Board and Adult Fellowship of Christian Athletes, was a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging in Washington, DC, a trustee on the Board of New Hope Baptist Church, a patron of Vashti Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star of the Blue Eagle Masonic Lodge and a valuable member of the Chanute Area Chamber of Commerce.

Dedicated August 26, 2011
HM NumberHM12UJ
Year Placed2011
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:15am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 284035 N 4173316
Decimal Degrees37.68165000, -95.44906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 40.899', W 95° 26.944'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 40' 53.94" N, 95° 26' 56.64" W
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Area Code(s)620
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 S Evergreen Ave, Chanute KS 66720, US
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