JACKSON--Bernard, H., Jr. Beloved husband of Joyce, loving father of Linda and Bernard III and stepfather of Miles Ferguson and Brandon Mullins peacefully passed on January 17. The Hon. Bernard H. Jackson was a former Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Regional Representative to the US Secretary of Commerce, and Special Assistant to Governor Hugh Carey for Urban Affairs. A former NYC Policeman and graduate of Brooklyn Law School he was an Assistant US District Attorney for the Southern District US Department of Justice under Robert Kennedy and Executive Director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board of New York. He also worked in the private sector as Special Assistant to Commissioner Pete Rozelle of the NFL. A member of various civic and social organizations Mr. Jackson was passionate about his summers in Watermill, NY
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Published in The New York Times on Jan. 20, 2013