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Alan J. Dixon

AKA Alan John Dixon

Born: 7-Jul-1927
Birthplace: Belleville, IL
Died: 6-Jul-2014
Location of death: Fairview Heights, IL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Illinois, 1981-93

Military service: US Navy (Air Corps, 1945)

Father: William Gerard Dixon
Mother: Elsa Tebbenhoff
Wife: Joan Louise Fox ("Jody", m. 1954, until his death, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Elizabeth Jane Megaw
Son: Jeffrey Alan Dixon
Daughter: Stephanie Jo Yearian

    University: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1949)
    Law School: LLB, Washington University in St. Louis (1949)

    Bryan Cave Partner (1993-)
    US Senator, Illinois (3-Jan-1981 to 3-Jan-1993)
    Illinois Secretary of State (1977-81)
    Treasurer of Illinois (1971-77)
    Illinois State Senate (1963-71, as Minority Whip, 1964-70)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1951-63)
    Delta Upsilon Fraternity
    Illinois State Bar Association 1949

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