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DIXON (Soundex D250) — See also BENDIXEN, BENNEDIX, DICKSON, DION, DIX, DIXIE, DIXON-SMITH, DIXSON, DIXWELL, DIXY, GLIXON, HIXON, MIXON, NIXON, NIXONS, RADIX, RIXON.

  DIXON: See also Dixon G. Adams — Henry Dixon Allen — William Anderson — Dixon Arnett — Sanford Dixon Bishop, Jr. — James Dixon Black — Linn Boyd — William Dallas Bynum — John Dixon Chipley — Orestes Cleveland — Alan MacGregor Cranston — Dixon D. Davis — John Lloyd Dorsey, Jr. — Donald Dixon Edgar — Alfred Peck Edgerton — J. Dixon Edwards — Jay Dixon Edwards — John Dixon Elder — Dixon F. Flanary — Charles Louis Follo — John Joyce Gilligan — Merle Dixon Graves — Dupont Guerry — Dixon Hall — Arthur Hayes — Edward Dixon Hays — Robert Dixon Herman — W. Dixon Hoag — Daniel Dixon Lee — Dixon Hall Lewis — Dixon L. Lindsey — Thomas Burr Osborne — Mrs. Dixon Oxford — Alexander Mitchell Palmer — Dixon G. Philips — R. Dixon Powers — James Dixon Roman — Dixon Smith — Dixon F. Vancore — Roberta Dixon Vinson — Fannie Dixon Welch
  Dixon, Abram — of New York. Member of New York state senate 8th District, 1840-43. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Alan John (1927-2014) — also known as Alan J. Dixon; "Al the Pal" — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill.; Fairview Heights, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill., July 7, 1927. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1951-63 (49th District 1951-57, 43rd District 1957-63); member of Illinois state senate, 1963-71; Illinois state treasurer, 1971-77; secretary of state of Illinois, 1977-81; U.S. Senator from Illinois, 1981-93. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion. Died July 6, 2014 (age 86 years, 364 days). Interment at Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Ill.
  Cross-reference: Craig Lovitt — Craig Lovitt — María C. Bechily
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Dixon, Alexander H. — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Alfred E. — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1904 (Social Democratic), 1910 (Socialist). Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Alva J. — of Sterling, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Sterling, 1906, 1912, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Amos F. (b. 1877) — of Stillwater Township, Sussex County, N.J. Born near Victoria, Knox County, Ill., December 5, 1877. Engineer and executive in the Bell System, 1902-40; granted more than 60 patents for inventions; dairy farmer; member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Sussex County, 1945-49; delegate to New Jersey state constitutional convention from Sussex County, 1947. Member, Rotary; Freemasons; Grange. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Angela — Green. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Arizona, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Dixon, Archibald (1802-1876) — of Henderson, Henderson County, Ky. Born near Redhouse, Caswell County, N.C., April 2, 1802. Lawyer; Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, 1844-48; U.S. Senator from Kentucky, 1851-55. Died in Henderson, Henderson County, Ky., April 23, 1876 (age 74 years, 21 days). Interment at Fernwood Cemetery, Henderson, Ky.
  The city of Dixon, Kentucky, is named for him.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Dixon, Arrington Liggins (b. 1942) — also known as Arrington Dixon — of Washington, D.C. Born in Washington, D.C., December 3, 1942. Democrat. City council member, Washington, D.C.; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1980, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from District of Columbia, 2004-08. Protestant. African ancestry. Member, NAACP. Still living as of 2008.
  Relatives: Son of James Washington Dixon and Sallie Arrington Dixon; married 1966 to Sharon Pratt (1944-).
  Dixon, Arthur (b. 1837) — also known as "Watch-Dog of the City Treasury" — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in County Fermanagh, Ireland (now Northern Ireland), March 27, 1837. Republican. Grocer; transfer business; member, Chicago Common Council, 1867-91; president of council, 1874-80; director, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad; director, Chicago & Grand Trunk Railway, 1900-17; director, Metropolitan National Bank; member of Illinois state house of representatives 96th District, 1871-73; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1880; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1904. Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Dixon and Jane (Allen) Dixon; married 1862 to Annie Carson; father of George William Dixon (1866?-?) and Thomas John Dixon.
  Political family: Dixon family of Chicago, Illinois.
  Dixon, Arthur M. — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state senate 31st District, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Belinda A. — of Staten Island, Richmond County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Dixon, Benjamin F. (d. 1910) — of Cleveland County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1896; North Carolina state auditor, 1901-10; died in office 1910. Died September 26, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Father of Benjamin F. Dixon, Jr. (1870?-?).
  Dixon, Benjamin F., Jr. — of Wake County, N.C. North Carolina state auditor, 1910-11; appointed 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin F. Dixon (1846?-1910).
  Dixon, Bernard H. — American candidate for Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Bert See J. Bert Dixon
  Dixon, Betsie — of Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyo. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming, 1952. Female. Still living as of 1952.
  Dixon, Beverly — of Brazoria, Brazoria County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Dixon, C. J. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Carl — of Castle Rock, Douglas County, Colo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Dixon, Charles — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Charles G. — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state house of representatives 9th District, 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Clarence G. — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1920; postmaster at Butler, Pa., 1931-36 (acting, 1931-32). Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Clark K. — of Ridgway, Elk County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Clyde See W. Clyde Dixon
  Dixon, Dale — of Georgia. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Georgia 5th District, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Dixon, David — of Mississippi. U.S. Consul in San Antonio, 1826-29. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, David D. — of Baltimore, Md. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, David J. — of Munhall, Allegheny County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, David J. — of South Salt Lake, Salt Lake County, Utah. Candidate for mayor of South Salt Lake, Utah, 1985. Still living as of 1985.
  Dixon, E. E. See Edward Everett Dixon
  Dixon, Edmund M. — of Thompsonville, Benzie County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Edward Everett — also known as E. E. Dixon — of Dauphin County, Pa. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1904; Prohibition candidate for Pennsylvania state senate 15th District, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: Edward Everett
  Dixon, Edward T. — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Emerald B. (1892-1982) — of Michigan. Born in 1892. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1930 (Democratic), 1932 (Prohibition). Died in 1982 (age about 90 years). Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Eric — Time for Change candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly 32nd District, 2003. Still living as of 2003.
  Dixon, Ernest — of Edmonton, Metcalfe County, Ky. Prohibition candidate for Kentucky superintendent of public instruction, 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Ernest — of Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Computer programmer; candidate for mayor of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1987. Still living as of 1987.
  Dixon, Ernest S. — of Inglewood, Los Angeles County, Calif. Mayor of Inglewood, Calif., 1950-51. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Ezra — of Bristol, Bristol County, R.I. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1908, 1912, 1916 (alternate); member of Rhode Island state senate from Bristol, 1911. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Frank H. — Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Frank J. — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Democrat. Vice-chair of Oregon Democratic Party, 2008; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oregon, 2008; Presidential Elector for Oregon, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Dixon, Frank Murray (1892-1965) — also known as Frank M. Dixon — of Alabama. Born in Oakland, Alameda County, Calif., July 25, 1892. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; injured during the war and lost his right leg; delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933; Governor of Alabama, 1939-43; defeated in primary, 1934. Baptist. Member, American Bar Association; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Disabled American Veterans; Kappa Alpha Order; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Kiwanis. Died in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala., October 11, 1965 (age 73 years, 78 days). Interment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala.
  Dixon, Fred L. — of Washington, D.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from District of Columbia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Fred M. — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Frederic J. — of Port Huron, St. Clair County, Mich. Mayor of Port Huron, Mich., 1913; defeated, 1913. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, G. J. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Gary — of Westland, Wayne County, Mich. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Dixon, Gaynelle M. — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 (alternate), 1952, 1960; candidate for Pennsylvania secretary of internal affairs, 1954. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, George — of De Witt, Clinton County, Iowa. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dixon, George C. — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Born in Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1924, 1936; member of Illinois state house of representatives 35th District, 1929-31; mayor of Dixon, Ill., 1931-34; resigned 1934; member of Illinois state senate 35th District, 1935-43. Presbyterian. Member, Elks; Odd Fellows; Freemasons; Knights Templar. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, George G. — of West Virginia. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 14th District, 1934. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, George William (born c.1866) — also known as George W. Dixon — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., about 1866. Republican. Lawyer; transfer business; member of Illinois state senate 1st District, 1903-07; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1908. Methodist. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Union League; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Dixon and Annie (Carson) Dixon; brother of Thomas John Dixon (1869-?); married, March 2, 1903, to Marion E. Martin.
  Political family: Dixon family of Chicago, Illinois.
  Dixon, Georgia — of Idaho Falls, Bonneville County, Idaho. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Idaho, 1988. Female. Still living as of 1988.
  Dixon, Gerald G. (born c.1885) — also known as Jerry Dixon — of Tacoma, Pierce County, Wash. Born in London, England, about 1885. Democrat. Locomotive engineer; member of Washington state house of representatives, 1935-39; member of Washington state senate 28th District, 1943-47. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Greg — Republican. Candidate for Oklahoma state house of representatives 42nd District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Dixon, H. M. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 7, 1875. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dixon, Harry D., Jr. — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia, 1994-98. Still living as of 1998.
  Dixon, Harry J. — of Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio. Democrat. Postmaster at Warren, Ohio, 1937-43 (acting, 1937-39). Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Henry Aldous (1890-1967) — also known as Henry A. Dixon — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, June 29, 1890. Republican. Superintendent of schools; banker; president, Weber College, 1919-20 and 1937-53; president, Utah State Agricultural College (now Utah State University), 1953-54; U.S. Representative from Utah 1st District, 1955-61. Mormon. Died, following a heart attack, in Ogden, Weber County, Utah, January 22, 1967 (age 76 years, 207 days). Interment at Washington Heights Memorial Park, South Ogden, Utah.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dixon, Henry S. — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Democrat. Mayor of Dixon, Ill., 1903; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Herbert B. — of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dixon, Howard E. — of Brunswick, Frederick County, Md. Republican. Postmaster at Brunswick, Md., 1926-35 (acting, 1926-27). Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Hugo Norton — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Honorary Vice-Consul for Great Britain in Dallas, Tex., 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Ira — of Kentland, Newton County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Irene Levette — of Fort Pierce, St. Lucie County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Dixon, Irma Muse — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1996, 2000, 2004; candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Dixon, J. Bert — of Vienna, Wood County, W.Va. Republican. Mayor of Vienna, W.Va., 1951. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, J. C. — of Bennett, Chatham County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, J. H. — of Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Ky. Postmaster at Harrodsburg, Ky., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, J. Kelly — of Talladega, Talladega County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 1912 (alternate; member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1916 (member, Credentials Committee), 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, J. R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wyoming Territory, 1888 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization; member, Resolutions Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, J. R. — of Linneus, Linn County, Mo. Republican. Candidate for Missouri state house of representatives from Linn County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Jackson K. (b. 1878) — of Trenton, Jones County, N.C. Born in Tuckahoe, Dare County, N.C., January 27, 1878. Democrat. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Jones County, 1911-14. Christian. Member, Freemasons; Woodmen. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, James (1814-1873) — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn.; Hartford, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., August 5, 1814. Lawyer; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1837-38; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1845-49; member of Connecticut state senate 1st District, 1849, 1854; U.S. Senator from Connecticut, 1857-69. Episcopalian. Member, Kappa Alpha Society. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., March 27, 1873 (age 58 years, 234 days). Interment at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Conn.
  Relatives: Married, October 1, 1840, to Elizabeth Lord Cogswell (c.1821-1871).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dixon, James — of Sonoma County, Calif. Member of California state assembly 19th District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, James — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Progressive. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, James A. — of Keyser, Mineral County, W.Va.; Elk Garden, Mineral County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Mineral County Republican Party, 1949-54, 1961-62. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, James B. — of Minnesota. Member of Minnesota territorial House of Representatives 1st District, 1855. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dixon, James E. — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Mayor of Dixon, Ill., 1983-91. Still living as of 1991.
  Relatives: Son of John Sherwood Dixon (1896-1973).
James L. Dixon Dixon, James L. — of Kew Gardens, Queens, Queens County, N.Y. Democrat. School teacher; member of New York state assembly from Queens County 6th District, 1936; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Image source: New York Red Book 1936
  Dixon, Jeanne E. — of Seattle, King County, Wash. Candidate in primary for mayor of Seattle, Wash., 2005. Female. Still living as of 2005.
  Dixon, Jerry See Gerald G. Dixon
  Dixon, Jerry L. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives 15th District, 1974. Still living as of 1974.
  Dixon, John — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly from Racine County 1st District; elected 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John Allen, Jr. (b. 1920) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Born in Orange, Orange County, Tex., April 8, 1920. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; lawyer; district judge in Louisiana, 1957-68; Judge, Louisiana Circuit Court of Appeals, 1968-71; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1971-80. Member, Freemasons. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John D. — of New York, New York County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from New York County 4th District, 1855-57. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John De Gray — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John G. — of Pennsylvania. Prohibition candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916, 1920, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John M. — of Jefferson City, Cole County, Mo. Democrat. Postmaster at Jefferson City, Mo., 1857-61. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John S. — of Michigan. Member of Michigan state house of representatives from Grand Traverse District, 1863-64. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, John Sherwood (1896-1973) — also known as Sherwood Dixon — of Dixon, Lee County, Ill. Born in Dixon, Lee County, Ill., June 19, 1896. Democrat. Member of Illinois Democratic State Central Committee, 1938; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1940 (alternate), 1952, 1956 (alternate); Lieutenant Governor of Illinois, 1949-53; candidate for Governor of Illinois, 1952. Died in Dixon, Lee County, Ill., May 17, 1973 (age 76 years, 332 days). Interment at Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon, Ill.
  Relatives: Father of James E. Dixon (1943?-).
  Dixon, John Tobias — Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1972; Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Jonathan — Associate justice of New Jersey state supreme court, 1889-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Joseph (1828-1883) — of North Carolina. Born in Greene County, N.C., April 9, 1828. Republican. Member of North Carolina state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1870-71. Died near Fountain Hill, Pitt County, N.C., March 3, 1883 (age 54 years, 328 days). Interment at Edwards Chapel Cemetery, Lenoir County, N.C.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dixon, Joseph A. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1908, 1910; Prohibition candidate for New York state senate 48th District, 1914. Burial location unknown.
  See also OurCampaigns candidate detail
  Dixon, Joseph Andrew (1879-1942) — also known as Joseph A. Dixon — of Ohio. Born in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, June 3, 1879. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Ohio 1st District, 1937-39; defeated, 1940. Died in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, July 4, 1942 (age 63 years, 31 days). Interment at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dixon, Joseph F. — of Natchez, Adams County, Miss. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Joseph H. — of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. Postmaster at Newport Beach, Calif., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Joseph Moore (1867-1934) — also known as Joseph M. Dixon — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Born in Snow Camp, Alamance County, N.C., July 31, 1867. Lawyer; Missoula County Prosecuting Attorney, 1895-97; member of Montana state house of representatives, 1900; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1903-07; delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1904, 1916, 1932; U.S. Senator from Montana, 1907-13; defeated, 1912 (Progressive), 1928 (Republican); Governor of Montana, 1921-25; defeated (Republican), 1924. Died in Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., May 22, 1934 (age 66 years, 295 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Married 1896 to Carrie M. Worden.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Dixon, Julian Carey (1934-2000) — also known as Julian C. Dixon — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1934. Democrat. Lawyer; member of California state assembly, 1973-78; U.S. Representative from California, 1979-2000 (28th District 1979-93, 32nd District 1993-2000); died in office 2000; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2000; chair, Rules Committee, chair, 1984. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Member, Alpha Phi Alpha. Died, following a heart attack, at a hospital in Marina del Rey, Los Angeles County, Calif., December 8, 2000 (age 66 years, 122 days). Interment at Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.
  Cross-reference: Bevan Dufty
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Dixon, Kelly See J. Kelly Dixon
  Dixon, Kelly — of Kings Mountain, Cleveland County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
King Dixon Dixon, King (b. 1908) — of near Laurens, Laurens County, S.C. Born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., October 2, 1908. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; ice and fuel oil dealer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives from Laurens County, 1955-56; member of South Carolina state senate from Laurens County, 1961-64. Baptist. Member, Alpha Tau Omega; Freemasons; Scottish Rite Masons; Shriners; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Rotary; Blue Key. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Albert Montgomery Dixon and Sarah Youmans (King) Dixon; married, August 14, 1926, to Katharine Simmons.
  Image source: South Carolina Legislative Manual 1964
  Dixon, L. N. — of Princeton, Mercer County, Mo. Republican. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Mercer County, 1937-40. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, L. T. — of Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Lacey — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Lafayette C. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 51, 1935-50. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dixon, Lane — of Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, Tenn. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Dixon, Larry (born c.1943) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born about 1943. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 2004, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Dixon, LeRoy (1881-1926) — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in 1881. Mayor of Provo, Utah, 1918-21. Died in 1926 (age about 45 years). Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Lincoln (1860-1932) — of North Vernon, Jennings County, Ind. Born in Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., February 9, 1860. Democrat. Lawyer; prosecuting attorney, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1884-92; member of Indiana Democratic State Committee, 1897-1904; U.S. Representative from Indiana 4th District, 1905-19; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1924 (member, Committee on Permanent Organization). Died in Lyndon, Jefferson County, Ky., September 16, 1932 (age 72 years, 220 days). Interment at Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, Ind.
  Relatives: Son of Samuel M. Dixon and Belinda (Foster) Dixon; married, October 16, 1884, to Kate Storey.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dixon, Lloyd — of Laramie, Albany County, Wyo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Wyoming, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Dixon, Lorraine — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Dixon, Louise — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Luther S. — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 9th Circuit, 1858-59; chief justice of Wisconsin Supreme Court, 1859-74. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, M. W. — of California. Member of California state assembly 14th District, 1875-80. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, M. W. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Maceo Carl — of Michigan. Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Margaret — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Dixon, Marston R. — of Delhi Township, Ingham County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Dixon, Martha — of Arkadelphia, Clark County, Ark. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arkansas, 1996, 2004, 2008; member of Democratic National Committee from Arkansas, 2004-08. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Dixon, Mary C. — of New York. Right To Life candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1988 (28th District), 1992 (26th District). Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Dixon, Michael Eugene (born c.1953) — of Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, S.C. Born about 1953. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Dixon, Mott C. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 26th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, N. Walter — of Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colo. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Colorado, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Nathan Fellows (1774-1842) — of Rhode Island. Born in Plainfield, Windham County, Conn., December 13, 1774. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1810; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1839-42; died in office 1842. Died in Washington, D.C., January 29, 1842 (age 67 years, 47 days). Interment at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, R.I.; cenotaph at Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Father of Nathan Fellows Dixon II; grandfather of Nathan Fellows Dixon III (1847-1897).
  Political family: Dixon family of Westerly, Rhode Island.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dixon, Nathan Fellows II (1812-1881) — of Westerly, Washington County, R.I. Born in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., May 1, 1812. Member of Rhode Island state legislature, 1840; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1844; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1849-51, 1863-71; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1876; Presidential Elector for Rhode Island, 1876. Died in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., April 11, 1881 (age 68 years, 345 days). Interment at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Fellows Dixon; father of Nathan Fellows Dixon III (1847-1897).
  Political family: Dixon family of Westerly, Rhode Island.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dixon, Nathan Fellows III (1847-1897) — also known as Nathan F. Dixon — of Westerly, Washington County, R.I. Born in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., April 28, 1847. Republican. U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1877-85; U.S. Representative from Rhode Island 2nd District, 1885; U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, 1889-95. Died in Westerly, Washington County, R.I., November 8, 1897 (age 50 years, 194 days). Interment at River Bend Cemetery, Westerly, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Nathan Fellows Dixon II (1812-1881); grandson of Nathan Fellows Dixon.
  Political family: Dixon family of Westerly, Rhode Island.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Dixon, Oliver O. — of Indiana. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 9th District, 1946. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Paul — of Chillicothe, Livingston County, Mo. People's candidate for Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Paul Rand (1913-1996) — also known as Paul R. Dixon — of Washington, D.C.; Brentwood, Williamson County, Tenn. Born in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., September 29, 1913. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; member, Federal Trade Commission, 1961-81; chair, Federal Trade Commission, 1961-69, 1976. Methodist. Member, Phi Delta Phi; Alpha Tau Omega; American Bar Association; Freemasons. Died May 2, 1996 (age 82 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James David Dixon and Sarah (Munn) Dixon; married, October 11, 1939, to Dores Busby.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dixon, Pauline K. — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1996, 2000, 2004; candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 32nd District, 2002. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Dixon, Mrs. R. W. — of Butler, Butler County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1940. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Ralph — of Whitewater, Walworth County, Wis. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Wisconsin, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Reba W. — Socialist. Socialist Workers candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 19th District, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Dixon, Rebecca — of Texas. Republican. Presidential Elector for Texas, 1992. Female. Still living as of 1992.
  Dixon, Richard Clay — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 1987-92. Still living as of 1992.
  Dixon, Richard N. (b. 1938) — of Carroll County, Md. Born in Westminster, Carroll County, Md., April 17, 1938. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam war; member of Maryland state house of delegates, 1983-96; Maryland state treasurer, 1996-2002; resigned 2002. African ancestry. Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars; National Rifle Association; Kappa Alpha Psi. Still living as of 2002.
  Dixon, Robert — of near Vienna, Hamlin County, S.Dak. Member of South Dakota state senate 27th District, 1891-92. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Robert — of Woodmont, Milford, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Warden (borough president) of Woodmont, Connecticut, 1929-37; member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1940. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Robert W. — of Albany, Albany County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Dixon, Roberta See Roberta Dixon Vinson
  Dixon, Roger — of Jefferson County, Miss. Member of Mississippi territorial House of Representatives, 1802. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Roy E. — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Mrs. Ruel — of Waco, McLennan County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, Russell — of Humansville, Polk County, Mo. Republican. Chair of Polk County Republican Party, 1949. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Ryan M. — Libertarian. Candidate for Texas state senate 14th District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Dixon, Samuel — of MacDonald, Fayette County, W.Va. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Sharon Pratt See Sharon Pratt Kelly
  Dixon, Sheila Ann (b. 1953) — also known as Sheila Dixon; Sheila Dixon-Smith — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., December 27, 1953. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 2004, 2008 (member, Credentials Committee); mayor of Baltimore, Md., 2007-10; resigned 2010. Female. African Methodist Episcopal. African ancestry. Indicted in January 2009, on perjury theft, and misconduct charges, over secretly accepting more than $20,000 worth of gifts from developers doing business with the city, and for using gift cards intended for needy families to buy furs and other expensive items for herself; the charges were dismissed in May, but she was reindicted in July; tried in fall 2009; convicted on one count of embezzlement, and acquitted on other charges; pleaded guilty to perjury, and resigned as mayor, as part of a plea agreement. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Daughter of Philip Dixon, Sr. and Winona Dixon.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Dixon, Sherwood — of Illinois. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1884, 1892; member of Illinois state house of representatives 19th District, 1891-93; U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, 1893-94. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Sherwood See John Sherwood Dixon
  Dixon, Thomas — of Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn. Mayor of Memphis, Tenn., 1839-41. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Thomas, Jr. — of Currituck, Currituck County, N.C. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Thomas John (b. 1869) — also known as Thomas J. Dixon — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 9, 1869. Republican. Transfer business; Chicago alderman; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1904. Scotch-Irish ancestry. Member, Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Dixon (1837-?) and Annie (Carson) Dixon; brother of George William Dixon.
  Political family: Dixon family of Chicago, Illinois.
  Dixon, Thomas P. — of Winona County, Minn. Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 11, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Dixon, Thornton — Republican. Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924; Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Toietta — of Illinois. Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Dixon, Verl Grant (b. 1908) — also known as Verl G. Dixon — of Provo, Utah County, Utah. Born in 1908. Mayor of Provo, Utah, 1962-73; defeated, 1989. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Virgil L. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Democrat. Postmaster at Shreveport, La., 1962-72 (acting, 1962-64). Still living as of 1972.
  Dixon, W. Clyde — of Madrid, St. Lawrence County, N.Y. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Dixon, W. O. See William Osborn Dixon
  Dixon, W. O. — of North Carolina. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from North Carolina 2nd District, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, W. W. — of Fairfield County, S.C. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Walter See N. Walter Dixon
  Dixon, Walter J. — of Kokomo, Howard County, Ind. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Walter T. — of Baltimore, Md. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Dixon, Mrs. Wesley M. — of Lake Forest, Lake County, Ill. Republican. Member of Republican National Committee from Illinois, 1952; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Dixon, Wesley S. — of Barnwell, Barnwell County, S.C. Republican. Postmaster at Barnwell Court House, S.C., 1882-84; delegate to Republican National Convention from South Carolina, 1900, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, Wilbur J. — of New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn. Warden (borough president) of New Canaan, Connecticut, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William — of Enfield, Hartford County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Enfield, 1820-21, 1828-29, 1831. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William — of St. John, Stafford County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William — of Hyden, Leslie County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William Cornelius (b. 1904) — also known as William C. Dixon — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Dexter, Jefferson County, N.Y., July 1, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 22nd District, 1934; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1939. Member, American Judicature Society; Federal Bar Association; Delta Sigma Rho; Pi Kappa Alpha; Freemasons. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Frank Dixon and Celia (Potter) Dixon; married, November 20, 1934, to Arvilla Pratt.
  Dixon, William J. — of Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla. Democrat. Acting postmaster at Miami, Fla., 1934-35. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William Osborn (b. 1872) — also known as W. O. Dixon — of Pineville, McDonald County, Mo. Born in Cole County, Mo., May 17, 1872. Democrat. Minister; member of Missouri state house of representatives from McDonald County, 1915-20. Burial location unknown.
  Dixon, William Wirt (1838-1910) — also known as William W. Dixon — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 3, 1838. Democrat. Member of Montana territorial House of Representatives, 1871; delegate to Montana state constitutional convention, 1883, 1889; U.S. Representative from Montana at-large, 1891-93. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., November 13, 1910 (age 72 years, 163 days). Original interment at Old Calvary Cemetery (which no longer exists), Los Angeles, Calif.; reinterment in 1911 at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Presumably named for: William Wirt
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


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