John Jeremiah Jacob (Dickinson Alumni Record)
*Jacob, John Jeremiah
- - Born December 9, 1829, in Hampshire county, W. Va.; p., John J. and Susan (McDantt) Jacob; A. B., 1849; lawyer; professor of logic and political economy in Missouri university, 1853-60; 1869 and 1879, member of the legislature of West Virginia; 1871-77, governor of West Virginia; 1881-88, judge of first judicial circuit, West Virginia; U. P. society; married, 1853, Jane Baird of Washington, Pa. Died November 24, 1893, at his home, Wheeling, W. Va.
George Leffingwell Reed, ed., Alumni Record: Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA: Dickinson College, 1905), 135.