From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Jackson, Earl, Jr.

(born: 1938  -  died: 2019) 

Born in Paris, KY, the son of Earl, Sr. and Margaret Elizabeth Cummins Jackson, Earl Jackson, Jr. was a microbiologist who retired in 1995 from Massachusetts General Hospital. A 1960 graduate of Kentucky State University, he was named to the school's Hall of Fame Distinguished Alumni in 1988. Earl Jackson, Jr. received a number of recognitions, including being named in Who's Who in the World, 1998, 2000, 2002, & 2006; Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 1998-2007; and Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 1992-2007. Earl Jackson, Jr. resided in Texas before his death on May 16, 2019. For more see Who's Who in America, 1997-2003; and the Earl Jackson, Jr. obituary at the Lusk-McFarland website.

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NKAA Source: Who's who in the world (annual)
NKAA Source: Who's who in medicine and healthcare (biennial)
NKAA Source: Who's who in science and engineering (serial)
NKAA Source: Who's who in America

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