Definitions for "George Jackson"
Sir George Jackson (1725 – 1822), British politician, sat as a Member of Parliament at various times for Weymouth, Melcombe Regis, and Colchester. In addition he was Judge Advocate of the Fleet and was a friend and patron of Lt James Cook (later Captain). Cook named both Point Jackson in New Zealand, and Port Jackson in New South Wales after him.
George Jackson (September 23, 1941 – August 21, 1971) was a Black American militant who became a member of the Black Panther Party while in prison, where he spent the last 12 years of his life. He was one of the "Soledad Brothers," and achieved fame due to a book of published letters.
George Jackson (January 6, 1958—February 10, 2000) is film director and producer. He has worked with Doug Mc Henry as co-producer on such projects as Jason's Lyric and New Jack City, and as co-director on the second installment of the House Party series.