HAPPY 90th BIRTHDAY Sylvester Jackson Jr.


Residence: Youngstown

Date of birth: April 12, 1929, in Youngstown


Parents: Sylvester Sr. and Marian Jackson

Siblings: Thelma Bronson, Mary McCullough, Marian Easter, Louise Shaw, Beatrice Lymore and the late Melvine Reid and Leon Jackson.

Spouse: Gertrude Jackson, whom he married Aug. 4, 1951, in Youngstown

Children: Christal Hill of Columbus; Sylvia Lawrence of Lithonia, Ga.; and Monica Limerick of Akron.

Grandchildren: Four


Education: Graduated from Chaney High School and attended Youngs-town State University

Employment: Mr. Jackson was a member of management at General Motors for 26 years until he retired.

Memberships: He is a member of Price Memorial AME Zion Church, Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and the Creme de la Creme Club.

Military service: Mr. Jackson is a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War.


Date and location: He was honored recently during a dinner with his family at Station Square in Liberty.