Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Speaker Spotlight: David W. Jackson

David W. Jackson's childhood hobby of genealogy became the catalyst for his career path. He was graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in historic preservation in 1993. He is director and archivist of "The Orderly Pack Rat," an historical research and consulting service he founded in 1996 (
Since 2000, he has served as Archives and Education Director for the Jackson County (Mo.) Historical Society, in Independence, Missouri ( David is also author and publisher of, "Direct Your Letters to San Jose: The California Gold Rush Letters of James and David Lee Campbell, 1849-1852;" and, "Recipes of Our Past: Morsels from Our Grandmothers' Recipe Boxes."

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