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Thomas Penfield Jackson

Thomas Penfield JacksonBorn: 10-Jan-1937
Birthplace: Washington, DC
Died: 15-Jun-2013
Location of death: Compton, MD
Cause of death: Cancer - other

Gender: Male
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: Patricia King (wife #3, until his death)
Daughter: Leila Kochis
Daughter: Sarah Jackson-Han

    High School: St. Albans School (transferred)
    High School: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Bethesda, MD
    University: BA, Dartmouth College (1958)
    Law School: LLB, Harvard Law School (1964)

    US District Judge District of Columbia (1982-2004)
    Chevy Chase Club
    Committee to Re-Elect the President
    John McCain 2008
    Metropolitan Club
    Delta Upsilon Fraternity 7-Dec-1955

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