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George Jackson

AKA George Lester Jackson

Born: 23-Sep-1941
Birthplace: Chicago, IL
Died: 21-Aug-1971
Location of death: San Quentin State Prison, CA
Cause of death: Justifiable Homicide
Remains: Buried, Mount Vernon, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Soledad Brother

Father: Robert Lester Jackson
Mother: Georgia
Sister: Delora Ward
Brother: Jonathan Jackson (b. 1953, d. 7-Aug-1970 shot by police)
Sister: Penelope ("Penny")
Sister: Frances

    High School: Manual Arts High School, Los Angeles, CA

    Black Panther Party Field Marshal
    Theft Los Angeles, CA (5-Jan-1957)
    Burglary Los Angeles, CA (19-Jan-1957)
    Assault Los Angeles, CA (19-Jan-1957)
    Burglary Los Angeles, CA (1957)
    Shot by Police Los Angeles, CA (1957)
    Death Threats Bakersfield, CA (Aug-1958)
    Vandalism Bakersfield, CA (Aug-1958)
    Armed Robbery Bakersfield, CA (Sep-1958)
    Escaped from Prison (1958)
    Extradited from Illinois to California (1958)
    Escaped from Prison (Dec-1958)
    Armed Robbery Los Angeles, CA (18-Sep-1959)
    Assault (Jun-1967)
    Murder (16-Feb-1970), charges dropped
    Inmate: Soledad Prison (1961)
    Inmate: San Quentin State Prison
    Shot by Police San Quentin State Prison (21-Aug-1971)

Author of books:
Soledad Brother: The Prison Writings of George Jackson (1970)
Blood In My Eye (1971)

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