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Irwin B. Jackson ’43-2

Founding Member | Automotive Parts and Accessories Association


  • B.S., Maine Maritime Academy, 1943-2 (D)
    “Maine Maritime Academy not only taught seamanship, but perseverance and how to get along with people. Maine Maritime Academy literally saved my life!”

Career Highlights:

  • Founding Member, Automotive Parts and Accessories Association
  • Manufacturer’s Representative for several of the most innovative companies in American retail history – including Wham-O’s first Hula Hoop representative on the eastern seaboard
  • Chairman of the Board, Irwin B. Jackson and Associates, Inc.
  • Naval Officer, WWII-LCVP Boat Group Commander
  • Merchant Marine Officer, WWII – convoys to Europe and Africa

Distinguished Service:

  • Charter Member of Automotive Foundation for the Aftermarket (a charitable organization serving those in need)
  • Major supporter of Salvation Army efforts and numerous Children’s Charities throughout the United States
  • Member, MMA Alumni Association, Florida Chapter