Hancock Lee Jackson (May 12, 1796 – March 19, 1876) was an American lawyer and politician. As Lieutenant Governor he became the 13th Governor of Missouri in 1857, taking office after previous Democratic Governor Trusten Polk resigned on February 27, 1857. Jackson was succeeded by fellow Democrat Robert Marcellus Stewart. Receiving the support of one faction of the Democratic Party in the 1860 gubernatorial election, this Jackson finished third in a race won by Claiborne Fox Jackson (no relation).
Jackson was born in 1796 in Richmond, Kentucky, and died in 1876 in Salem, Oregon.
|Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
Thomas Caute Reynolds
|Governor of Missouri
Robert M. Stewart
|Name||Jackson, Hancock Lee|
|Short description||American politician|
|Date of birth||May 12, 1796|
|Place of birth|
|Date of death||March 19, 1876|
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