George Leroy Dickson

29 March 1921–15 July 1982 (Age 61)
Pocahontas, Virginia, United States

The Life of George Leroy

When George Leroy Dickson was born on 29 March 1921, in Pocahontas, Virginia, United States, his father, Benjamin Joseph Dixon (Dickson), was 31 and his mother, Martha Jane Stone Dickson, was 24. He married Katherine Poland on 15 June 1944, in Louisiana, United States. He lived in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 July 1982, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

George Leroy Dickson
Katherine Poland
Marriage: 15 June 1944

Spouse and Children

15 June 1944
Louisiana, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Virginia Lewis


    Benjamin Dixon Jr



    Thomas Dixon


    Edith Dixon Bronner


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 2

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 20

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Dick .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • George Dixon in household of Benjamin Dixon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George Dickson in household of Benjamin Dickson, "United States Census, 1940"

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