Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

Former Co-Chairman at Barack Obama's Campaign for President of United States, 2008

Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.

Former Co-Chairman at Barack Obama's Campaign for President of United States, 2008

Biography

JACKSON, Jesse L., Jr., a Representative from Illinois; born in Greenville, Pickens County, S.C., March 11, 1965; B.S., North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, N.C., 1987; M.A., Chicago Theological Seminary, Chicago, Ill., 1989; J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, Chicago, Ill., 1993; secretary, Democratic National Committee’s Black Caucus; national field director, National Rainbow Coalition, 1993-1995; member, Rainbow/PUSH Coalition; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourth Congress, to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of United States Representative Mel Reynolds, reelected to the eight succeeding Congresses (December 12, 1995-present).

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Career Highlights

Barack Obama's Campaign for President of United States, 2008

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280

Primary Location

Illinois

Number of Boards

3

Birthday

03/11/1965 - Greenville, SC, United States

Age

55

Number of Awards

5

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Former Alderman from 7th Ward at City of Chicago - Illinois

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Former President of United States

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Founding Partner at Griffin Williams LLC

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Founder at Delahunt Group

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President & Founder at Rainbow PUSH Coalition

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Former Member, Advisory Board at Lighthouse Bank (Santa Cruz, California)

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Former Senator from Maine

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Former Co-Chairman at Barack Obama's Campaign for President of United States, 2008
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Former Alderman from 7th Ward at City of Chicago - Illinois

Parent
Education
Juris Doctorate
Class of 1993
Master of Arts Degree in Theology
Class of 1989
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management, magna cum laude
Class of 1987
Memberships
National Field Director
1993 - 1995
Member
Prior
Career History
Co-Chairman
Prior

Barack Obama, then junior United States Senator from Illinois, announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States in Springfield, Illinois, on February 10, 2007. On August 27, 2008, he was declared nominee of the Democratic Party for the 2008 presidential election. He was the first African American in history to be nominated on a major party ticket. On August 23, 2008, Barack Obama's campaign announced that Senator Joe Biden of Delaware would be the Vice Presidential nominee On November 4, 2008, Obama won the election, making him the President-elect and the first African American elected President of the United States

Boards & Committees
Secretary, Black Caucus
Prior
Awards & Honors
Governors State University (Illinois)
Meharry Medical College
Morehouse School of Medicine
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