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Joseph Andrew DIXON

(1879-1942)

DIXON, Joseph Andrew, a Representative from Ohio; born in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 3, 1879; attended St. Patrick’s School, Hughes High School, and St. Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio; clerk in a mercantile store 1893-1900; engaged in retail clothing business in Anderson, Ind., Hartford City, Ind., and Cincinnati; also was manager and owner of amateur and professional baseball teams; active in young men’s welfare work; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress (January 3, 1937-January 3, 1939); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress and for election in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress; resumed his former business pursuits in Cincinnati, Ohio, until his death there on July 4, 1942; interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

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

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