Blacks@Dartmouth 1775 to 1960

Albon Louis Jackson

Physician in Michigan, Illinois, and Athens, Georgia

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Dartmouth Medical School 

Class of 1922

DMS (2yr) Univ IL (M.D.)

Born  1901  Athens GA

Died 1941 Athens GA

Quotes from Biographical Sources

Funeral services for Dr. Albon L. Jackson, prominent physician of Athens, Georgia, will be held tomorrow afternoon at the First AME Church in Athens. Dr. Jackson died Monday morning after a brief illness. His passing is a shock to friends far and near.

He is a gradate of Knox Institute, Athens, Georgia, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., where he maintained an A average later matriculating at Meharry Medical College, and the University of Illinois School of Medicine.

For several years, the deceased enjoyed a lucrative practice in Albion, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. He returned to Athens, his hometown, where he was able to take up much of the practice of his two brothers, the late Doctors Thomas N. and Farris L. Jackson.

Dr. Jackson was active in civic and fraternal groups. A member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, he bears the distinction of fostering many of the Alpha projects in cities where he has lived.

His friendly smile and cheerful disposition won for him many friends. He is survived by a wife, father, three brother, Dr. Samuel Jackson, dentist, Athens; Dr. B. L. Jackson, dentist, Tuskegee Institute, Lloyd Jackson undertaker of Athens; cousin and a host of friends to mourn his passing.

Finals Rites Tomorrow For Athens Medico. (Apr 23, 1941). Atlanta Daily World, p. 6.

Profile image source: 1927 graduating class, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Graduating Class Composite Photos, University of Illinois at Chicago Library.