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Davis, Andrew Jackson

(Encyclopedia) Davis, Andrew Jackson, 1826–1910, American spiritualist, b. Blooming Grove, N.Y. He became a professional clairvoyant, known as the Poughkeepsie Seer, after being…

Donelson, Andrew Jackson

(Encyclopedia) Donelson, Andrew Jackson dŏn´əlsən [key], 1799–1871, American politician, b. Cumberland region of Tennessee. He was brought up at the Hermitage by his uncle, Andrew…

Hamilton, Andrew Jackson

(Encyclopedia) Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, 1815–75, American politician, b. Huntsville, Ala. Moving to Texas in 1846, he served (1849) as attorney general, was a member of the legislature…

Downing, Andrew Jackson

(Encyclopedia) Downing, Andrew Jackson, 1815–52, American horticulturist, rural architect, and landscape gardener, b. Newburgh, N.Y. With his brother Charles Downing, 1802–85, he…

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson was the seventh president of the United States. His two full terms ran from 1829 until 1837. A veteran of the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812, Andrew Jackson was popularly known…

Andrew Jackson Biography

Andrew JacksonBorn: 3/15/1767Birthplace: Waxhaw, S.C. Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767, in what is now generally agreed to be Waxhaw, S.C. After a turbulent boyhood as an orphan and…

Young, Andrew Jackson, Jr.

(Encyclopedia) Young, Andrew Jackson, Jr., 1932–, African-American leader, clergyman, and public official, b. New Orleans. He was a leading civil-rights activist in the 1960s and, as a…

Andrew JACKSON, Congress, TN (1767-1845)

Senate Years of Service: 1797-1798; 1823-1825Party: Democratic RepublicanJACKSON, Andrew, a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee and 7th President of the United States; born on March 15…

Andrew Jackson THAYER, Congress, OR (1818-1873)

THAYER, Andrew Jackson, a Representative from Oregon; born in Lima, Livingston County, N.Y., November 27, 1818; attended the common schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1849 and…

Andrew Jackson HARLAN, Congress, IN (1815-1907)

HARLAN, Andrew Jackson, (cousin of Aaron Harlan), a Representative from Indiana; born near Wilmington, Clinton County, Ohio, March 29, 1815; attended the public schools; studied law; was…