The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Jackson, Hon. John Alexander
Jackson, Hon. John Alexander, B.A., youngest son of John Alexander Jackson, an architect in Tasmania, was educated at Queen's College, Oxford, and entered as a student at the Middle Temple in Nov. 1864, being called to the bar in June 1868. He subsequently returned to Tasmania, and was admitted to the bar of that colony, practising at Hobart. He was Attorney-General in the Innes ministry from Nov. 1872 to August 1873, and died on Feb. 18th, 1889, aged forty-five years.