Meet Tom Jackson
Tom Jackson is an internationally-known historical entertainer and a 5th generation native Texan from San Antonio. He graduated from Rice University, Houston, Texas, in 1975 with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree and from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, in 1984 with a Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Tom is a past member and past president of the Sons of the Republic of Texas (SRT), William Barret Travis Chapter No. 7, San Antonio, Texas.
Tom's passion for Texas history is in his blood...literally. Some of his ancestors were veterans of the Texas Revolution and traildrivers of the post-Civil War longhorn cattle drives.
Since 1995, Tom has presented historical programs and portrayed characters from Texas and American history in full period attire and accoutrements to a wide range of conventions, historical sites, resorts, banquets, schools, and special events. His live, interactive programs highlight leadership, courage, dedication, and patriotism. Power Point presentations enhance the educational, entertainment, and motivational value of each program while Tom brings these characters and eras to life. All programs are born of his passion for the study and appreciation of Texas and American history and have a proven record of effectively educating, stimulating, and entertaining people of all ages from all over the world.
1st Prize Winner in Antique Car Section; (Photo by Jonathan Alonzo, San Antonio, with permission)