Jackson, Alfred Edwards (Athol)

Birth Name Jackson, Alfred Edwards (Athol)
Gender male
Age at Death 81 years, 5 months, 19 days


Type Date Place Description Notes
Birth 1889-02-27 Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN    
Death 1970-08-17 Galveston, Galveston, TX    
Occupation from 1921 to 1925 Galveston, Galveston, TX Car Repair  
Occupation from 1925 to 1930 Galveston, Galveston, TX Car Inspector  
Occupation from 1930 to 1935 Galveston, Galveston, TX Fireman  
Occupation FROM 1935 Galveston, Galveston, TX Assistant Building Superintendent  


Father Jackson, Hedley Vicars Sr
Mother Zuber, Anna Louise
  1. Jackson, Eugene H
  2. Jackson, Hedley Vicars Jr
  3. Jackson, Anna Louise
  4. Jackson, Grace Darling
  5. Jackson, William Kirk


Married Wife Leitzke, Nellie May
  Marriage 1932-10-07 at Galveston, Galveston, TX
  1. Jackson, Living


Joined the Dorsetshire regiment of the British Army in World War I


Was working on the docks at Texas City for the Mexican Petroleum Corp when the great Texas City explosion occurred. He was covered "like an umbrella" by a steel plate that fell, which is probably what saved him. He spent some time recuperating at Eugene's house in Galveston. (Story from Hedley)

Source References

  1. Personal knowledge of Kenneth Bishop Jackson
  2. Personal knowledge of Eugene Hedley Vicars Jackson
  3. 1900 US Census (J)
  4. 1920 US Census (J)
  5. 1930 US Census (J)
  6. Galveston City Directories
  7. Texas Death Records (J)
  8. Social Security Death Records (J)


  1. Jackson, Hedley Vicars Sr
    1. Zuber, Anna Louise
      1. Jackson, Eugene H
      2. Jackson, Hedley Vicars Jr
      3. Jackson, Anna Louise
      4. Jackson, Alfred Edwards (Athol)
        1. Leitzke, Nellie May
          1. Jackson, Living
      5. Jackson, Grace Darling
      6. Jackson, William Kirk