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Jackson, Earl, Jr.

(born: September 4, 1938  -  died: May 16, 2019) 

Born in Paris, KY to 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.

Among his publications, Earl Jackson, Sr. was co-author on the article "Measurement of levels of aminoglycosides and vancomycin in serum in the presence of new beta-lactam antibiotics," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, May 1984, v.19, no.5, pp.707-709.

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.

He 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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