| Share
History and GovernmentCongressional BiographiesUtah

Henry Aldous DIXON


DIXON, Henry Aldous, a Representative from Utah; born in Provo, Utah County, Utah, June 29, 1890; attended the public schools; was graduated from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, in 1914, from the University of Chicago in 1917, and from the University of Southern California in 1937; instructor at Weber College 1914-1918, president in 1919 and 1920 and 1937-1953; superintendent of Provo city schools 1920-1924 and 1932-1937; managing vice president of Farmers & Merchants Bank 1924-1932; member of President’s Commission on Higher Education 1946-1948; member, board of directors, Salt Lake Branch of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco 1945-1951; director, Association of Junior Colleges, 1950-1954; president of Utah State University at Logan from August 1953 to December 1954; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-fourth, Eighty-fifth, and Eighty-sixth Congresses (January 3, 1955-January 3, 1961); did not seek renomination in 1960; instructor at Brigham Young University until 1965; died in Ogden, Utah, January 22, 1967; interment in Washington Heights Memorial Park.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

Related Links

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring