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James Alexander Nixon

cosmetic company executive

James Alexander Nixon, American cosmetic company executive. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957.


Nixon, James Alexander was born on August 30, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of David S. and Kathleen (Garlick) Nixon.


Bachelor, Amherst College, 1954. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1955.


Manager advertising Campbell Soup Company, Camden, New Jersey, 1957-1967. Director marketing Miles Laboratories, Elkhart, 1967-1978. Vice president marketing Keydata Corporation, Boston, 1970-1973, Bristol Myers Corporation, New York City, 1973-1976.

Executive vice president Cosmair, Inc., since 1976.


Served with United States Army, 1955-1957. Clubs: Greenwich Country (Connecticut). Pine Valley Golf (New Jersey).


  • Other Interests

    Golf, squash, tennis.


Married Elizabeth Fitzwater, April 27, 1935. Children: James Jeffery, Richard Scott.