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October 1, 2003
On September 28, 2003, JAMES JACKSON ROGERS II, loving son of James Jackson Rogers and Verna L. and Ralph Regler, beloved grandson of William P. "Sonny" and Helen A. Peacock and Rev. Doyle B. and Bertha M. Rogers, cherished brother of Jessica Janean Rogers. Also survived by many loving uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends in the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley, Inc., 10 W. Padonia Rd., (at York Rd.), Timonium-Cockeysville, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, October 2, at 12 P.M. Interment private.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | November 30, 2011
James Floyd Jackson, a retired truck driver and Baltimore church musician, died Nov. 16 of a heart attack at Church of God by Faith while preparing to play for evening services. The Loch Raven resident was 74. Mr. Jackson was born in Baltimore and raised in Franklin Square. After graduating from Frederick Douglass High School in 1955, he enlisted in the Air Force, from which he was honorably discharged in 1959. A long-distance truck driver, Mr. Jackson retired in the 1980s.
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NEWS
June 21, 2004
James C. Jackson Jr., a Baltimore firefighter for about 25 years and an Army paratrooper, died Wednesday of kidney failure at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 72 and lived in the Mondawmin area. Mr. Jackson was born in the Harlem Park neighborhood of Baltimore and graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1950. He then joined the Army, becoming a paratrooper. He served in Korea as a member of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, which began in World War II as the first all-black paratrooper unit.
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By Liz F. Kay | liz.kay@baltsun.com and Baltimore Sun reporter | April 6, 2010
Investigators believe a medical issue may have caused a crash in Owings Mills on Monday afternoon that killed a Reisterstown woman and left the driver in critical condition, a Baltimore County Police spokesman said. James Jackson, 73, of the first block of Shetland Circle, was driving northbound on Reisterstown Road at about 2 p.m., in a 2001 Chrysler Town and Country van, when he crossed into the southbound lanes and struck a curb and a utility pole, said the spokesman, Cpl. Mike Hill.
NEWS
June 10, 2003
On June 8, 2003, MARGARET (nee Ellison), beloved wife of James H. Jackson; devoted mother of James Jackson and his wife Kimberlie, Linda Smith and her husband Mark; dear sister of Aaron and George Ellison, the late Robert and William Ellison and Anna Helmcamp; loving grandmother of Jennifer and Timothy Jackson, Adam and Amy Smith. Funeral Services will be held at the family owned Duda-Ruck Funeral Home of Dundalk Inc., 7922 Wise Ave., on Wednesday at 11 A.M. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
NEWS
May 19, 1992
The brother of a Fort Meade soldier convicted of conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl was indicted yesterday in the same killing.A county grand jury indicted James Jackson, 27, for first-degree murder in the November 1989 death of Sun Young Chong, a Meade High School sophomore.Jackson's brother, 27-year-old Jessie Jackson, said last month before being sentenced that he would testify that the firebombing and fatal shooting at the girl's home in the Pioneer City area of Severn was James' idea.
NEWS
September 24, 1992
James Jackson, 27, of Washington, Ga., has entered a Alford plea to a charge of first-degree murder and arson in the 1989 murder of a 16-year-old girl and firebombing of her family's house.Sun Chong was shot to death and her family's Severn home was firebombed Nov. 16, 1989. The girl's mother, Suk Chong, planned to testify that Jackson's brother, Jessie, had robbed her and tried to rape her.Defense attorney Pamela North said James Jackson went to Mrs. Chong's home to try to dissuade her from testifying against his brother, but he was drunk and became angry when she slammed the door in his face.
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff writer | May 5, 1992
The brother of a Fort Meade soldier convicted of murder in the shooting death of a 15-year-old girl has been arrested in Georgia on a related murder charge.James Jackson, 27, was arrested without incident on Friday in his hometown of Washington, Ga., said Donald Hauf, a county police homicide detective. His brother, 27-year-old Jessie Jackson, said last month before being sentenced that he would testify that the firebombing and fatal shooting at the girl's home in the Pioneer City area of Severn was James' idea.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Staff Writer | September 23, 1992
A 27-year-old Georgia man pleaded guilty yesterday to murdering a Meade High School sophomore and fire-bombing her house in November 1989, the same slaying for which his brother was convicted more than two years ago.James Jackson of Washington, Ga., admitted firing the shots that crashed through the kitchen window of a Pioneer City town house, killing Sun Young Chong, 15, less than two weeks before her mother was to testify against Jackson's brother, Jessie...
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Staff Writer | December 17, 1992
Standing side-by-side in leg irons, Jessie Jackson and his brother James told a county Circuit Court yesterday what they say led to the killing of a Meade High School sophomore three years ago.James Jackson, 27, of Washington, Ga., who about three hours earlier had been sentenced to life in prison, said he killed 15-year-old Sun Young Chong -- setting her house on fire and firing a fatal shot into her kitchen window -- because he was drunk and angry that...
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August 2, 2005
On July 29, 2005; MARY ALICE JACKSON; beloved mother of Edna Taylor, Marie Mlela (Festo), Andrew Jackson (Brenda); Edward Jackson, Jr. (Lois) and James Jackson. She is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other loving relatives and friends On Tuesday, friends may call at the VAUGHN C. GREENE FUNERAL SERVICES, 4101 Edmondson Avenue from 4 to 8 P.M. On Wednesday, Mrs. Jackson will lie instate at St. William of York, 600 Cooks Lane, where the family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11 A.M. with services to follow.
NEWS
June 21, 2004
James C. Jackson Jr., a Baltimore firefighter for about 25 years and an Army paratrooper, died Wednesday of kidney failure at Union Memorial Hospital. He was 72 and lived in the Mondawmin area. Mr. Jackson was born in the Harlem Park neighborhood of Baltimore and graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1950. He then joined the Army, becoming a paratrooper. He served in Korea as a member of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, which began in World War II as the first all-black paratrooper unit.
SPORTS
December 10, 2003
Moves Baseball ANGELS: Agreed to four-year, $51 million contract with free-agent P Bartolo Colon, who had been with White Sox. ASTROS: Named Russ Nixon manager of Single-A Salem, Ivan DeJesus manager of Single-A Lexington and Gregg Langbehn manager of short-season Single-A Tri-City. BRAVES: Agreed to two-year, $7 million contract with P John Thomson, who had been with Rangers. BREWERS: Assigned IF Enrique Cruz and IF Alejandro Machado to Triple-A Indianapolis. CARDINALS: Agreed to one-year contracts with free-agent IF Brent Butler, who had been with Rockies, and 1B-OF Steve Cox, who had been in Japan.
NEWS
October 1, 2003
On September 28, 2003, JAMES JACKSON ROGERS II, loving son of James Jackson Rogers and Verna L. and Ralph Regler, beloved grandson of William P. "Sonny" and Helen A. Peacock and Rev. Doyle B. and Bertha M. Rogers, cherished brother of Jessica Janean Rogers. Also survived by many loving uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends in the Lemmon Funeral Home of Dulaney Valley, Inc., 10 W. Padonia Rd., (at York Rd.), Timonium-Cockeysville, on Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. A Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, October 2, at 12 P.M. Interment private.
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By Phil Greenfield and Phil Greenfield,Special to The Sun | July 1, 1994
In 1940, there were 4,000 blacks enlisted in the Navy, and most of them served food.Times have changed. Today, there are 78,000 enlisted black men and women serving in every phase of naval operations and 3,100 black officers.And, since 1971, when Samuel Gravely Jr., the first black ever to command a warship was elevated to the rank of admiral, 15 blacks have made it to the Navy's top ranks.The Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis is offering an exhibition that highlights the achievements of this extraordinary fraternity of 15."
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Staff Writer | December 17, 1992
Standing side-by-side in leg irons, Jessie Jackson and his brother James told a county Circuit Court yesterday what they say led to the killing of a Meade High School sophomore three years ago.James Jackson, 27, of Washington, Ga., who about three hours earlier had been sentenced to life in prison, said he killed 15-year-old Sun Young Chong -- setting her house on fire and firing a fatal shot into her kitchen window -- because he was drunk and angry that...
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By Jay Apperson and Jay Apperson,Staff writer | March 13, 1992
As Jessie Jackson's second murder trial began yesterday, both the prosecution and the defense agreed on one thing: The defendant's brother may have had something to do with the killing.But the brother, James Jackson, has never been charged with anything, and no one seemsto know where he is.Jessie Jackson, 27, a former stockade guard at Fort Meade, is once again standing trial in county Circuit Court in the November 1989 shooting death of the teen-age daughter of a woman who had accused Jackson of assault.
NEWS
September 24, 1992
James Jackson, 27, of Washington, Ga., has entered a Alford plea to a charge of first-degree murder and arson in the 1989 murder of a 16-year-old girl and firebombing of her family's house.Sun Chong was shot to death and her family's Severn home was firebombed Nov. 16, 1989. The girl's mother, Suk Chong, planned to testify that Jackson's brother, Jessie, had robbed her and tried to rape her.Defense attorney Pamela North said James Jackson went to Mrs. Chong's home to try to dissuade her from testifying against his brother, but he was drunk and became angry when she slammed the door in his face.
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