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Eddie Lee Jackson
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 114th district
In office
January 9, 2009 – January 11, 2017
Preceded by Wyvetter H. Younge
Succeeded by LaToya Greenwood
Personal details
Born (1949-07-07)July 7, 1949
Canalou, Missouri
Died December 18, 2020(2020-12-18) (aged 71)
East St. Louis, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Residence East St. Louis, Illinois
Alma mater Southern Illinois University
Profession School Principal (retired)

Eddie Lee Jackson (July 7, 1949 – December 18, 2020) was an American politician.


Jackson served as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 114th District from his appointment on January 9, 2009, to replace Wyvetter H. Younge to 2017. The district includes Alorton, Belleville, Brooklyn, Cahokia, Centreville, East St. Louis, Fairview Heights, Mascoutah, Millstadt, O'Fallon, Sauget, Scott Air Force Base, Shiloh, Swansea, and Washington Park.

He was a member of the Illinois House Legislative Black Caucus.

In the 96th General Assembly, Jackson was the vice-chairman of the Illinois House Consumer Protection Committee.


Jackson died from COVID-19 in East St. Louis, on December 18, 2020, at the age of 71, during the COVID-19 pandemic in Illinois.

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