Leslie Hervey Dixon

Brief Life History of Leslie Hervey

When Leslie Hervey Dixon was born on 12 January 1897, in Oquawka, Henderson, Illinois, United States, his father, Gideon Thomas Dixon, was 32 and his mother, Ida May Brimhall, was 29. He married Ruth Elizabeth Stocks on 11 October 1934, in Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States. He lived in Rozetta, Henderson, Illinois, United States in 1950 and Little York, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1970. In 1942, at the age of 45, his occupation is listed as self employed farmer in Henderson, Illinois, United States. He died on 7 November 1970, in Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Warren County Memorial Park, Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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Leslie Hervey Dixon
1897–1970
Anna Myrtle Porter
1899–1987
Marriage: 6 July 1951

Sources (13)

  • Leslie H Dixon, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Iowa, Marriage Records, 1880-1940 for Leslie H Dixon
  • Lelie Hervey Dixon, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1917

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Dickson , a patronymic from the personal name Dick .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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