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Jackson, Ira

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Type: StillImage | Photographs
Creator: Unknown
Title: Jackson, Ira
Date: 1992
Description: Portrait of Atlanta Aviation Commissioner, Ira Jackson.

Local identification number: VIS 158.01.195

Ira Jackson was elected to the Atlanta Board of Aldermen, later renamed the City Council, in 1969 and was re-elected five times. In the early 1990s, he served as Atlanta's Aviation Commissioner. He was later accused of accepting bribes from concessionaires at Hartsfield International Airport and was subsequently convicted on federal corruption charges.

Local identification number: ahc158001195a.jpg

Subjects: African Americans | Airline industry | Airport terminals--Georgia--Atlanta | Politicians--Georgia | Politicians--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Georgia
Contributors: Atlanta History Center
Online Publisher: Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 2009
Original Material: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs, Atlanta History Center
Rights and Usage: This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S. Code) Permission for use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Persistent Link to Item: http://collections.atlantahistorycenter.com/u?/southline,182

Related Institutions: Atlanta History Center
Collection Information: Southline Press, Inc. Photographs