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bank official

Ira Allen Dixon, American bank official. Member Indiana State Republican Committee, 1942-1950.; Member Indiana Bar Association, Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Society Chicago and Washington, Theta Delta Chi.; Rotarian.

Background

Dixon, Ira Allen was born on September 25, 1890 in Iroquois Company, Illinois, United States. Son of James W. and Annie (Huber) Dixon.

Education

Student of University Illinois, 1909-1912.

Career

Admitted Indiana bar, 1913. Practiced law and engaged in general insurance business, from 1913, Kentland, 1940-1952. Owner, public Newton County Enterprise, 1928-1933.

Postmaster, Kentland, 1931-1935. Member of staff United States senate banking and currency committee, 1952-1954. Member Federal Home Loan Bank Board, 1954-1962.

Prospective attorney, Newton Company, 1944-1947. Attorney, Kentland, 1948-1952. Member school board, 1928-1932.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.

Views

The distinctive feature of the Methodist Church is that lay people are involved in decision making.

Membership

Member Indiana State Republican Committee, 1942-1950. Member Indiana Bar Association, Chamber of Commerce, Indiana Society Chicago and Washington, Theta Delta Chi.

Connections

Married Cecil Thompson, December 4, 1913. Children: Dale, Greta, Gretchen (Mistress Howard E. Wilson), Glen.

father:
James W. Dixon

mother:
Annie (Huber) Dixon

spouse:
Cecil Thompson

children:
Dale Dixon

Greta Dixon

Gretchen Dixon (Mistress Howard E. Wilson)

Glen Dixon