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the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner to the general assembly of the Presbyterian Church, and moderator in 1897. He gave $50,000 to establish a Christian college in Utah in 1896. He is a member of the National Geographical Society, and many other similar organizations. His publications include Alaska and missions on the North Pacific coast; Education in Alaska, and elaborate reports on Alaska in the annual reports of the United States Commissioner of Education.
Minaville (New York, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
Jackson, Sheldon 1834- Clergyman; born in Minaville, N. Y., May 18, 1834; graduated at Union College in 1855, and at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1858, and was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church on May 5 of the latter year. The same year he went as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians. In 1859-69 he was engaged in missionary work in western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner
Wisconsin (Wisconsin, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
Jackson, Sheldon 1834- Clergyman; born in Minaville, N. Y., May 18, 1834; graduated at Union College in 1855, and at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1858, and was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church on May 5 of the latter year. The same year he went as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians. In 1859-69 he was engaged in missionary work in western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissione
Utah (Utah, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
f the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner to the general assembly of the Presbyterian Church, and moderator in 1897. He gave $50,000 to establish a Christian college in Utah in 1896. He is a member of the National Geographical Society, and many other similar organizations. His publications include Alaska and missions on the North Pacific coast; Education in Alaska, and elaborate reports on Alaska in the annual reports of the United States Commissioner of Education.
Iowa (Iowa, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
Jackson, Sheldon 1834- Clergyman; born in Minaville, N. Y., May 18, 1834; graduated at Union College in 1855, and at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1858, and was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church on May 5 of the latter year. The same year he went as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians. In 1859-69 he was engaged in missionary work in western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner
Minnesota (Minnesota, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
Jackson, Sheldon 1834- Clergyman; born in Minaville, N. Y., May 18, 1834; graduated at Union College in 1855, and at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1858, and was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church on May 5 of the latter year. The same year he went as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians. In 1859-69 he was engaged in missionary work in western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner
Alaska (Alaska, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Terory and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner to the general assembly of the Presbyterian Church, and moderator in 1897. He gave $50,0phical Society, and many other similar organizations. His publications include Alaska and missions on the North Pacific coast; Education in Alaska, and elaborate repka and missions on the North Pacific coast; Education in Alaska, and elaborate reports on Alaska in the annual reports of the United States Commissioner of Education.ka and missions on the North Pacific coast; Education in Alaska, and elaborate reports on Alaska in the annual reports of the United States Commissioner of Education.
United States (United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer intoolony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner to the general assembly of the Presbyterian Church, and moderator in 1897. He gave $50,000 to establish a Christian college in Utah in 1896. He is a member of the National Geographical Society, and many other similar organizations. His publications include Alaska and missions on the North Pacific coast; Education in Alaska, and elaborate reports on Alaska in the annual reports of the United States Commissioner of Education.
Sitka (Alaska, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
May 5 of the latter year. The same year he went as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians. In 1859-69 he was engaged in missionary work in western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner to the general assembly of the Presbyterian Church, and moderator in 1897. He gave $50,000 to establish a Christian college in Utah in 1896. He is a member of the National Geographical Society, and many other similar
Nebraska (Nebraska, United States) (search for this): entry jackson-sheldon
Jackson, Sheldon 1834- Clergyman; born in Minaville, N. Y., May 18, 1834; graduated at Union College in 1855, and at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1858, and was ordained a minister in the Presbyterian Church on May 5 of the latter year. The same year he went as a missionary to the Choctaw Indians. In 1859-69 he was engaged in missionary work in western Wisconsin and southern Minnesota; in 1869-70 was superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in western Iowa, Nebraska, and the Rocky Mountain Territories; and in 1877 became superintendent of the Presbyterian missions in Alaska. In 1885 he was appointed United States general agent of education for the Territory of Alaska. In 1887 he organized at Sitka the Alaskan Society of Natural History and Ethnology; in 1884 induced Congress to grant a district organization to Alaska; in 1891 introduced reindeer into that region; and in 1898 was authorized to secure a colony of Laplanders for Alaska. He was several times a commissioner
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