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George William Dixon

George William Dixon, American bank officer, state senator. Member Illinois Senate, 1st District, 1903-1907; member Governor Emmerson’s Commision on Unemployment and Relief, 1930-1931, vice-chairman, 1931; Mason.

Background

  • Dixon, George William was born on September 16, 1866 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Arthur and Annie (Carson) Dixon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Northwestern University, 1889, Bachelor of Laws, 1892. Doctor Humane Letters, Lincoln Memorial University.

    Career

    • Active for many years in Chicago business, civic and social affairs. Has served as president Arthur Dixon Transfer Company, Colonial Land Company, and as director Personal Loan & Savings Bank, Central Illinois Securities Company, Grand Trunk Western R.R. (Canadian National), Bang and Olufsen Chicago Terminal R.R., Butler Brothers.

    Membership

    Member Illinois Senate, 1st District, 1903-1907. Member Governor Emmerson’s Commision on Unemployment and Relief, 1930-1931, vice-chairman, 1931.

    Connections

    • Married Marion E. Martin, March 2, 1903 (died 1926). Children: Marion (Mistress Stanley Zaring), George W., Junior.
    • father: Arthur Dixon
    • mother: Annie (Carson) Dixon
    • spouse: Marion E. Martin
    • children: Marion Dixon (Mistress Stanley Zaring)
    • George W. Dixon
    • Jr Dixon
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    Born September 16, 1866
    Died September 8, 1938
    (aged 71)
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