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This interview is one of a series conducted concerning the Marshall University Society of Yeager Scholars. At the time of the interview, Richard Jackson was the president of the Georgia Federal Bank. He was also a Marshall alumnus and he discusses: his education; his employment history; his duties at the Georgia Federal Bank; his service in the United States Marines; his participation in sports (mainly football and basketball); individuals such as Joe Hunnicutt & Dale Nitzschke; Chuck Yeager and his involvement in the scholarship program; the development of the Yeager scholarship program (Richard Jackson was also a chairman of the National Board of Directors for the Society of Yeager Scholars); funding and promoting the program; as well as his thoughts on the future of the program and other topics.
Interview is included in the Marshall University Oral History Collection. The index number is OH64-445.
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Marshall University Special Collections, OH64-445, Huntington, WV.