Algernon Jackson Jr., Social Security retiree

April 02, 1993

Algernon M.A. Jackson Jr., a retired Social Security Administration employee, died March 22 of heart failure at Maryland General Hospital. He was 81.

A resident of Forest Park, he was born and reared in Baltimore and graduated from Douglass High School.

He enlisted in the Navy in 1943 and served during World War II as an aviation machinist's mate. He was honorably discharged in 1945.

He worked at USI Chemical Co., Dunbar High School, Union Memorial Hospital and Union Memorial United Methodist Church. later worked for the U.S. Postal Service and then in the copy center at Social Security Administration headquarters in Woodlawn, where he retired about 10 years ago.

He was a member of the King David Lodge No. 18, F&AM, Prince Hall Masons.

Memorial services for Mr. Jackson are to be held at noon tomorrow at Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave. in Baltimore, where he was a member of the senior choir.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, the former Carrie Dorsey; a stepdaughter, Peggy J. Washington of Baltimore; a stepson, Wilbert A. James of North Brunswick, N.J.; four sisters, Mary V. Jewett, Violet H. Stanley, Portia B. Pitts and Sarah R. Hudgins, all of Baltimore; two brothers, Randall K. Jackson of Baltimore and Joseph L. Roberts of Washington; an uncle, John H. Davage of Baltimore; and three step-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Child First Campaign of Union Baptist Church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21217.

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