Jackson

I.
/ˈdʒæksən/ (say 'jaksuhn)

noun
1. Andrew, 1767–1845, US general, 7th president of the US 1829–37.
2. Ernest Sandford, 1860–1938, Australian physician; supported professional training for nurses.
3. Glenda, born 1936, English actor of stage and film, and Labour politician; Academy Award for best actress for both Women in Love (1969) and A Touch of Class (1973).
4. Sir (Ronald) Gordon, 1924–91, Australian company executive.
5. Lauren, born 1981, Australian basketball player in the US.
6. Marjorie (Marjorie Jackson-Nelson, `the Lithgow Flash'), born 1932, Australian athlete; governor of SA 2001–07.
7. Sir Peter, born 1961, NZ film director, producer and screenwriter; films include The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03), for the last of which he won the Academy Awards for best direction and best screenplay.
8. Rowena Othlie, born 1926, NZ ballet dancer.
9. Thomas Jonathan (`Stonewall Jackson'), 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
10. (John) William Alexander (Billy), 1897–1959, Australian soldier and farmer; awarded the Victoria Cross during World War I.
Sprinter Marjorie Jackson was the first Australian woman to win an Olympic gold medal for track and field, winning two at Helsinki in 1952. Known as `the Lithgow Flash' after her NSW childhood home, she was also successful in two Empire games, winning seven gold medals. Following the death of her husband in 1977 from leukaemia she established a fund-raising foundation for research into the disease.
II.
/ˈdʒæksən/ (say 'jaksuhn)

noun
a town in southern central Qld, west of Miles; site of important gas and oil finds.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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