Jacob, John Jeremiah

Life Span
to
Dickinson Connection
Class of 1849
Full name
John Jeremiah Jacob
Place of Birth
Burial Place
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Slave State
No. of Spouses
1
Family
John J. Jacob (father), Susan McDantt (mother), Jane Baird of Washington (wife, 1853)
Education
Dickinson (Carlisle College)
Occupation
Politician
Attorney or Judge
Educator
Political Parties
Democratic
Government
Governor
State legislature
State judge

John Jeremiah Jacob (Dickinson Alumni Record)

Reference
*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.
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