- AndrewOld Hickory, 1767–1845, U.S. general: 7th president of the U.S. 1829–37.
- Lady Barbara. Ward, Barbara.
- Helen HuntHelen Maria Fiske, 1830–85, U.S. novelist and poet.
- Jesse L(ouis),born 1941, U.S. Baptist minister and civil-rights and political activist.
- Joseph JeffersonShoeless Joe, 1887–1951, U.S. baseball player.
- Mahalia,1911–72, U.S. gospel singer.
- Robert Hough·wout [hou–uh t] /ˈhaʊ ət/, 1892–1954, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1941–54.
- Thomas JonathanStonewall Jackson, 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
- a city in and the capital of Mississippi, in the central part.
- a city in W Tennessee.
- a city in S Michigan.
- a town in NW Wyoming: resort near Jackson Hole.
- a male given name, meaning “son of Jack.”
- a city in and state capital of Mississippi, on the Pearl River. Pop: 179 599 (2003 est)
- Andrew. 1767–1845, US statesman, general, and lawyer; seventh president of the US (1829–37). He became a national hero after successfully defending New Orleans from the British (1815). During his administration the spoils system was introduced and the national debt was fully paid off
- Colin (Ray). born 1967, Welsh athlete: gold medallist in the 110m hurdles at the world championships (1993, 1999), European Championships (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002), and Commonwealth Games (1990, 1994)
- Glenda. born 1936, British stage, film, and television actress, and Labour politician. Her films include Women in Love (1969) for which she won an Oscar, The Music Lovers (1970), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), and Turtle Diary (1985); became a member of parliament in 1992
- Jesse (Louis). born 1941, US Democrat politician and clergyman; Black campaigner for minority rights
- Michael (Joe). 1958–2009, US pop singer, lead vocalist with the Jacksons (originally the Jackson 5) (1969–86). His solo albums include Thriller (1982), Bad (1987), and Invincible (2001)
- Peter . born 1961, New Zealand film director, screenwriter, and producer; his films include Heavenly Creatures (1994), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03), King Kong (2005), and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
- Thomas Jonathan, known as Stonewall Jackson . 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War, noted particularly for his command at the first Battle of Bull Run (1861)
- British neurologist whose connection of certain epileptic symptoms to specific locations in the brain advanced the understanding of epilepsy.