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Frank Joseph Dixon

educator

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