John Jackson

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJohn E.•Jackson
Used nameJohn•Jackson
Born14 February 1885 in Lincoln, Nebraska (USA)
Died17 June 1971 in Fairfield, Iowa (USA)
AffiliationsUS Army, (USA)
NOC United States
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2


Sgt. John Jackson was a member of the Iowa National Guard in 1912. He had the fourth best score (of six) among the U.S. military rifle team members, but improved to take a bronze medal in the 600 meter prone event.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Shooting USA John Jackson
Military Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Men (Olympic) 33
Military Rifle, Any Position, 600 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Military Rifle, 200, 400, 500 and 600 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) United States 1 Gold