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Jackson, Johnlocked

(1887–1958)
  • George A. Wilkins

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Jackson, John (1887–1958), astronomer, was born on 11 February 1887 at 9 Mossvale Street, Paisley, Renfrewshire, the fifth of the eight children of Matthew Jackson, a skilled mechanic, and his wife, Jeanie Millar. He attended Paisley grammar school and at the age of sixteen passed the entrance examination of the ...

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