|Thomas Penfield Jackson|
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Judge, Attorney
Party Affiliation: Republican
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Federal district court judge
Military service: US Navy (1958-61)
As a Washington lawyer and ardent Republican, Jackson worked for CREEP, the Committee to Re-Elect President Nixon. Appointed in 1982 to the federal bench by President Reagan. Presided over the perjury and cocaine possession trial against Washington, D.C. mayor Marion Barry. Fined lobbyist and former Reagan deputy chief of staff Michael Deaver $100,000 for perjury.
Presided over the Microsoft antitrust trial. Described Bill Gates this way: "I think he has a Napoleonic concept of himself and his company, an arrogance that derives from power and unalloyed success, with no leavening hard experience, no reverses."
Father: Thomas Searing Jackson
Wife: Pat Jackson (wife #3)
Daughter: Sarah Jackson
High School: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Bethesda, MD
University: BA, Dartmouth College (1958)
Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1964)
Chevy Chase Club
Committee to Re-Elect the President
John McCain 2008
Delta Upsilon Fraternity 7-Dec-1955
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