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Biographical Profile for Lester G. Jackson
Currently Elected State Senator District 2, Georgia
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Party: Democratic Party of Georgia
Phone: (912) 233-7970
Address: 1501 Abercorn St.
Savannah, GA 31401
 
Lester G. Jackson's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
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Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
He and his wife, Dr. Lorna Jackson, have four children.
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
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Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Savannah family dentist.
Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
U.S. Navy veteran.
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
He is a life member of the NAACP.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Jackson was first elected to the state legislature in 1998. He was named Georgia’s Freshman Legislator of the Year in 1999. In 2003-04, he served as vice chairman of the House Health & Human Services Committee, chairman of the Health Professions Subcommittee, was a member of the powerful House
Appropriations Committee and served as Assistant House Majority Whip.

Sen. Jackson currently serves on the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Health and Human Services, Higher Education, Economic Development, and Urban Affairs committees.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
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Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Jackson was selected by the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus as its Legislator of the Year because of his ongoing effort to improve access to health care, support public schools and improve public safety. Jackson received the Savannah Community Service Award for legislation bringing tax reform to the Savannah area.
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