Jackson, Robert M. (Robert Manson), 1907-1973


Jackson, Robert M. (Robert Manson), 1907-1973


Bio: Robert Manson Jackson (1907-1973) was a writer and editor. He was a clerk to Congressman Robert Ewing Thomason from Texas, 1931 to 1933; he was assistant librarian in the U.S. Senate from 1933 to 1934; and he was secretary to Senator Tom Connally from 1934 to 1938. From 1938 to 1973 he was a staff writer and editor for various news agencies, including the Washington Bureau of the Associated Press (1938-1941), the Corpus Christi Times (1941-1945), and the Caller-Times (1945-1973).


LBJ Connection: LBJ's roommate in early Washington days; Editor, Corpus Christi Caller-Times