Pennsylvania & New York Upbringing


Robert Houghwout Jackson was born in Spring Creek, Pennsylvania on February 13, 1892. Five years later his family moved to Frewsburg, New York, a nearby village to Jamestown, New York. He graduated from Frewsburg High School in 1910 and spent a post-graduate year at Jamestown High School. He did not attend college, but apprenticed in a law office and attended Albany Law School for one year.

Items in the Pennsylvania & New York Upbringing Collection

Photo of Robert Jackson from 1910 Jamestown High School Red & Green Yearbook

A cabinet card photo of Robert Jackson as an baby

A cabinet card photo of Robert and Ella Jackson

A cabinet card photo of Robert Jackson's parents William and Angelina Jackson

A photo of the house built by Robert Jackson's Great-Grandfather, George F. Eldred, overlooking the valley at Spring Creek, PA.