Stephen F. Austin State University

Dr. Morris Jackson

Morris K. Jackson has been a practicing radiologist in Nacogdoches for over 20
years. He received his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in biology from Baylor
University in Waco, a Doctorate of Philosophy in Anatomy at the Medical College
of Georgia in Augusta, and a Doctorate of Medicine from Louisiana Medical
School of Medicine in Shreveport. He is a former President of the Nacogdoches
and San Augustine Counties Medical Society. Dr. Jackson has served on and
chaired numerous state professional committees and positions for the Texas
Radiological Society. He has been a Councilor for the American College of
Radiology and was recognized as a Fellow in 2003.

Deeply embedded in his personal life long educational pursuits is a strong
avocational appreciation and commitment for history, genealogy, and archeology.
A sixth generation Texan, Dr. Jackson has served as a past chapter president for
the Sons of the American Revolution and the Sons of the Republic of Texas and is
a member of the Society of Confederate Veterans and Military Organization for the
Star and Bars. He serves as a Steward for the Archeology Division of the THC,
officer of the East Texas Archeology Society, and Advisor of the Archeology
Board at S.F.A. State University. Archeology highlights include discovery and
work at the Pocket Park and Nine Flags sites in downtown Nacogdoches and the
Misión Concepción near the Angelina River.

Dr. Jackson is the Chairman of the Nacogdoches County Historical Commission
for the THC and has previously served as chair of the Research and Marker
He has received training from the Visionaries of Historical
Preservation program provided by the THC to interested citizens of Nacogdoches.

Dr. Jackson and his wife Lisa are members of Grace Bible Church. Their two
children Jay and Trey are involved in scouts, school, church, and archeology