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Jeane Dixon

A Roman Catholic, Jeane Dixon believed she had a gift from God that allowed her to foretell the future. In 1956 she predicted that a Democrat would win the 1960 presidential election, and that he wou…

James DIXON

Senate Years of Service: 1857-1869Party: RepublicanDIXON, James, a Representative and a Senator from Connecticut; born in Enfield, Hartford County, Conn., August 5, 1814; pursued preparatory st…

Archibald DIXON

Senate Years of Service: 1852-1855Party: WhigDIXON, Archibald, a Senator from Kentucky; born near Redhouse, Caswell County, N.C., April 2, 1802; moved with his parents to Henderson County, Ky.,…

Joseph DIXON

DIXON, Joseph, a Representative from North Carolina; born in Greene County, near Farmville, Pitt County, N.C., April 9, 1828; attended the public schools and was tutored privately; engaged in a…

Lincoln DIXON

DIXON, Lincoln, a Representative from Indiana; born in Vernon, Jennings County, Ind., on February 9, 1860; attended Vernon Academy, and was graduated from Indiana University at Bloomington in 1…

Thomas Pynchon

Name at birth: Thomas Ruggles Pynchon, Jr.Literary critics loved Thomas Pynchon's first novel, V, published in 1963. Instantly he was considered one of the great new prose modernists, and he was soon …

Mason and Dixon's Line

Mason and Dixon's Line (often called the Mason-Dixon Line) is the boundary between Pennsylvania and Maryland, running at a north latitude of 39°43'19.11". The greater part of it w…

Jeane Dixon Biography

Jeane Dixon seer Dixon became famous for predicting an infamous event. In a 1956 interview, she said a Democratic President, elected in 1960, would die in office. After President Kennedy's ass…

DIXON, Nathan Fellows

DIXON, Nathan Fellows, (son of Nathan Fellows Dixon [1774-1842], and father of Nathan Fellows Dixon [1847-1897]), a Representative from Rhode Island; born in Westerly, R.I., May 1, 1812; attende…

Nathan Fellows DIXON

Senate Years of Service: 1839-1842Party: WhigDIXON, Nathan Fellows, (father of Nathan Fellows Dixon [1812-1881] and grandfather of Nathan Fellows Dixon [1847-1897]), a Senator from Rhode Island…