Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Howard W. Jackson (1877-1960)
MSA SC 3520-12487


Primary sources -

1938 campaign brochure for Governor

BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record) Howard W. Jackson, August 31, 1960, Certificate No. 8841[MSA C2108, 2/19/5/51]

BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) Howard W. Jackson, 1960, Volume LCS 352 Page 181 [MSA CM 200-267, CR 10,428-2]

BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) Howard W. Jackson, 1960, Volume LCS 352 Page 182 [MSA CM 200-267, CR 10,428-2]

BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Inventories) Howard W. Jackson, 1960, Volume LCS 353 pp. 28-30 [MSA CM 200-268, CR 10,429-1]

BALTIMORE CITY REGISTER OF WILLS (Wills) Howard W. Jackson, 1960, Volume LCS 279 pp. 68-79 [MSA CM 219-340, CR 9665-1]

Newspaper articles -

"Jackson Looks To Task Ahead:  Mayor-Elect Says People Have Given Him Great Responsibility."  The Baltimore Sun, 9 May 1923.

"Jackson Reads Final Message to City Council." The Baltimore Sun, 12 May 1927.

"Hits Broening Regime In Address." The Evening Sun, 16 April 1931.

"Jackson Dons Mayoral Robes Today." The Baltimore Sun, 19 May 1931.

"Mayor Jackson Now at the Helm."  Paper and date unknown.

"A 'Thumb-Nail' Sketch of Mayor Jackson."  Paper and date unknown.

Mencken, H.L. "Hot Spot." The Baltimore Sun, 12 December 1932.

"Mr. Jackson's Record." The Baltimore Sun, 16 November 1934.

"Jackson Asks For Return To Mayoralty." The Baltimore Sun, 25 February 1935.

"For Mayor Jackson." The Evening Sun, 28 March 1935.

"Mayor Calls City Soundest In Entire U.S." The Baltimore Sun, 29 March 1935.

"Would Be Mayor Of Baltimore."  The Evening Capital, 3 April 1935.

"Jackson Gives Pledge To Ease Tax On Realty." The Evening Sun, 21 May 1935.

"Windows Are Shattered As Missile Exploded Within 5 Feet of House." The Baltimore Sun, 9 April 1936.

"V.F.W. Post Pays Tribute To Mayor." The Evening Sun, 18 April 1936.

"Jackson Gives Platform And Assails Mayor." The Baltimore Sun, 17 April 1937.

"Lapses And Accomplishments Of Jackson Administration Listed As End Of First Half Of Mayor's Term Nears." The Baltimore Sun, 9 May 1937.

"Certain City hall Officials Are All Worked Up Over Stories That Mayor Has Ten Secretaries, Claiming He Has Only Four Real Ones." The Baltimore Sun, 15 August 1937.

"Ghost Writing Plays Important Part In Preparation Of Speeches And Statements Issued By Mayor Jackson, Task Being Divided Between Philip B. Perlman and Walter R. Hough." The Baltimore Sun, 10 October 1937.

"Jackson Is Guest Of Scimeter Club." The Baltimore Sun, 2 November 1937.

The Baltimore Sun, 29 May 1938.

"Mayor Jackson, In Initiating And Supporting Activities New To His Administration, Makes Political Hay While Sun Shines." The Baltimore Sun, 17 July 1938.

Baltimore News Post, 16 August 1938.

"Governorship Last Post Mayor Seeks." The Baltimore Sun, 2 September 1938.

"I state my case." The Baltimore Sun, 11 September 1938.

"Baltimore Mayor Points Our City Growth in Three Terms." The Christian Science Monitor, 27 October 1938.

"Mayor Jackson Announces He Will Run Again." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 10 March 1939.

"Two Campaign Groups Named By Jackson." The Baltimore Sun, 15 March 1939.

"Mayor Ready on Economy Commission." The Evening Sun, 16 May 1939.

"All Loans Carry Except Streets And Sewerage." The Baltimore Sun, 3 May 1939.

"City Employes' Ball A Gay Affair Despite Long Wait." The Evening Sun, 24 May 1939.

"Mail For The Mayor - Jackson's Daily Grist Brings Surprises At Rate Of 200 Or More." The Baltimore Sun, 30 July 1939.

Baltimore News, 28 November 1939.

"Jackson, In Office 13 Years, Surpasses Latrobe's Record." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 7 October 1940.

"Mayor Asks Salary Boosts For His Staff." The Baltimore Sun, 31 October 1940.

"Mayor Has Decided To Limit To Forty Years The Proposed $20,000,000 Loan To Augment Baltimore's Water Supply - Plans Fitted Into 'Twenty-Year Chart.'" The Baltimore Sun, 5 January 1941.

"Jackson Says He Needs His Staff of 22." The Baltimore Sun, 3 December 1942.

"'Dull Day', Says Mayor; Then Keeps Busy." The Evening Sun, 10 December 1942.

"Mayor Again Has A Dull Day." The Evening Sun, 11 December 1942.

"So Tell Him What You'd Do If You Were Mayor." The Evening Sun, 14 December 1942.

"Suggestions Greet Mayor." The Baltimore Sun, 16 December 1942.

"Canvass Shows McKeldin Won By 20,275." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 8 May 1943.

"McKeldin Votes For New Picture Of Predecessor." The Baltimore Sun, 12 May 1943.

"$33,423 Cost of Jackson Campaign." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 13 May 1943.

"Monuments To A Mayor." The Baltimore Sun, 18 May 1943.

"High Spirits And Energy Mark Jackson's Farewell Morning." The Baltimore Sun, 19 May 1943.

"City Campaign Costs GOP $28,184." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 2 June 1943.

"Howard Jackson Tells Story About 'Right To Get Drunk'." The Baltimore Sun, 1 December 1955.

"Howard Jackson Marks Birthday." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 4 August 1956.

"Democratic Ex-Mayor, 81, Finds Few Jeffersonians To Admire." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 31 July 1958.

"Jackson, 82, Still The Rugged Defender Of State's Rights." The Baltimore News-Post, 8 January 1960.

"Deaths."  The Baltimore Sun, 1 September 1960.

"Howard W. Jackson, Ex-Mayor, Dies At 83."  The Baltimore Sun, 1 September 1960.

"Former Mayor Jackson's Rites Slated Saturday." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 1 September 1960.

"Howard W. Jackson." The Baltimore Evening Sun, 1 September 1960.

"Ex-Mayor Howard W. Jackson Was, Above All, a Fighter." The Baltimore News-Post, 2 September 1960.

"H.W. Jackson Funeral Is Held." The Baltimore Sun, 4 September 1960.

"Recalling past keys to the city; Baltimore Glimpses."  The Baltimore Sun, 19 January 1999.

Additional articles can be found in the following papers:

The Sun
1937: March 22; June 27-30; July 1-16; August 8, 18, 20; September 6, 17, 25, 28; October 1; November 9, 19, 20, 23; December 1, 4, 5, 22
1938: February 8; March 28; April 17, 25, 29, 30; May 1; August 8, 10, 11; September 2, 7; October 2, 25
1939: May 17, 24

The Evening Sun
1937: May 18, June 30; July 1,3,7,8; August 18, 19, 20; September 3, 11, 15, 25; November 19, 22
1938: February 18; March 26; May 9; June 28; July 16, 17, 22, 31; August 14

Secondary sources  -

Jackson, Howard W. "The Mayor of Baltimore," in The Government of a Great American City, comp. Frederick Philip Stieff (Baltimore, MD: H.G. Roebuck & Son, 1953), 48-58.

Tercentenary History of Maryland.  Baltimore:  The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1925.
        Biographical sketch in vol. 2, pp. 940-41.

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