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Lawyer , corporate executive

Robert John Dixson was American corporate executive, lawyer. Bar: New York 1930. Recipient award for Distinguished Service, Muhlenberg Hospital, 1986; conferee United States Air Force War College, 1961; Pietas medal St. John's University, 1965.


Dixson, Robert John was born on July 3, 1907 in Brooklyn. Son of John Jay and Catherine (Woefel) Dixson.


Bachelor of Laws, St. John's University, 1929. Doctor of Laws, St. John's University, 1969.


Member law faculty St. John's University, 1930-1942. Partner Vollmer, Wildermuth & Dixson, 1930-1942. Director industrial relations Chicopee Manufacturing Corporation, 1944-1949.

Assistant general counsel Johnson & Johnson, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1942-1945, executive assistant director overseas operations, 1949-1954, director overseas operations, 1954-1957, member executive committee, 1961-1972. President Johnson & Johnson International, 1957-1961, vice chairman, 1961-1972. Assistant to chairman and chief executive officer Johnson & Johnson, 1972-1973.


  • Bar: New York 1930.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Former member Export-Import United States. Former director Far East-American Council Commerce and Industry. Former member New Jersey Health Care Administration.

Trustee, member executive committee St. John's University. Former board governors Muhlenberg Hospital, Plainfield, New Jersey. Trustee emeritus Point Pleasant (New Jersey) Hospital.

Board commissioners Southeastern Palm Beach County Hospital District, Boynton Beach, Florida. Trustee emeritus Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Former member Gulf Stream (Florida) Town Commission, former commissioner of police.

Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, American Judicature Society, National Foreign Trade Council (past chairman and board directors, Captain Robert Dollar award 1972), International Management Association, International Chamber of C. (United States Council), National Council Catholic Men, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Capitol Hill (Washington). Ekwanok Country (Manchester, Vermont).

Gulf Stream Golf, Gulf Stream Bath and Tennis. Everglades (Palm Beach, Florida).


Married Margaret Ott, June 4, 1932. 1 child, Robert John.

John Jay Dixson

Catherine (Woefel) Dixson

Margaret Ott

Robert John Dixson