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James Dixon (August 5, 1814 – March 27, 1873) was a United States Representative and Senator from Connecticut.

Background

Dixon, James was born on August 5, 1814 in Enfield, Connecticut, United States. Son of William and Mary (Field) Dixon.

Education

Graduate Williams College, 1834. A.M., 1837; Doctor of Laws, Trinity College, 1862.

Career

Admitted to bar, 1834.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Cogswell, October 1, 1840, 4 children.

wife:
Elizabeth Lord Cogswell Dixon (1820 - 1871) - United States

son:
James Wyllys Dixon (1846 - 1917) - United States

son:
Henry Whitfield Dixon (1850 - 1932) - United States