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Frank Joseph Dixon

Frank Joseph Dixon, American educator.

Background

  • Dixon, Frank Joseph was born on December 21, 1904 in Brooklyn. Son of William Felix and Brigid Agnes (O’Brien) Dixon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. John’s U., 1924. Master of Arts, 1926. Doctor of Philosophy. in American History, Fordham University, 1939.

      Postdoctoral student, Columbia, 1946-1947.

    Career

    • Member faculty St. John’s U., since 1924, professor of history, since 1941, chairman Transverse department history, since 1961, director university 4 year commenmorative cycle American Civil War, 1961-1964.

    Works

    • Author: A Guide to the Preparation and Presentation of Historical Papers and Reports, 2d edition., 1954. Co-editor: Army-Navy Guide to Aero-Navigational Aides, 1945. History book reviewer, Brooklyn Eagle, 1946-1948.

    Membership

    Member faculty St. John’s U., since 1924, professor of history, since 1941, chairman Transverse department history, since 1961, director university 4 year commenmorative cycle American Civil War, 1961-1964. Served to Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1946. Member American, Mississippi Valley, Catholic history associations, Association American University professors, Roger Bacon Science Society.

    Connections

    • Married Lucile Anita Purcell, April. Children: Joan Frances, Carol Noel.
    • father: William Felix Dixon
    • mother: Brigid Agnes (O’Brien) Dixon
    • spouse: Lucile Anita Purcell
    • children: Joan Frances Dixon
    • Carol Noel Dixon
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    Born December 21, 1904
    Died October 19, 1966
    (aged 61)
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