Obit: Jackson, Frank A. #3 (1883 - 1945)

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Surnames: Jackson, Cattanach, Ferguson, Holtzhausen, Markus, Goeltz, Nelson, Kumbier, Whitney, Hill

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 05/24/1945

Jackson, Frank A. (19 Dec. 1883 - 23 May 1945)

Frank Jackson, prominent attorney of Colby, and well known in this community, died Wednesday afternoon at 5:50 at Sacred Heart Sanitarium, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He had been ill only about a month.

Funeral arrangements have not been completed, but the body is being brought to Lulloff’s Funeral Home at Colby where it will lie in state.

----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 05/31/1945

Masonic rites for Frank A. Jackson, 61, who died May 23 were held Sunday morning at 9:30 at the Lulloff Funeral Home, Colby, with Walter Cattanach, Owen, reading the service. The Rev. M. B. Ferguson also conducted a short service after which the body was taken to Green Lake for burial.

The pallbearers were Carl Holtzhausen, R. H. Markus, Frank Goeltz, C. A. Nelson, Arthur Kumbier and Claude Whitney.

Frank Jackson was born at Meadowbrook, W. Va., Dec. 19, 1883. Shortly after the family moved to Great Lakes, Wis., where he attended school and was graduated from the high school. He then attended Ripon college, and later received his law degree from the University of Minnesota.

In 1914 he came to Colby and the following year on Oct. 5, he was married at Abbotsford to the former Bertha Hill, his only survivor.

He served as district attorney in Clark county for two terms in the early 1920’s, and at the time of his death was the city attorney of Colby, Wis. He was the senior member of the law firm of Jackson & Vorland. He was a member of the Masonic Order, a master of the Colby Masonic lodge and a member of the Tripoli Shrine.



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