Arthur Winn Nixon

13 December 1918–31 October 1995 (Age 76)
Fluvanna, Virginia, United States

The Life of Arthur Winn

When Arthur Winn Nixon was born on 13 December 1918, in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States, his father, Arthur Winn Nixon, was 28 and his mother, Beatrice Melton, was 21. He lived in Richmond, Virginia, United States in 1930. He died on 31 October 1995, in Henrico, Virginia, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States.

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World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 2

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 23

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas .2 French: variant of a contracted form of Nickesson, a pet form of Nick, from Nicolas .

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

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  • Arthur Nixon in household of Arthur Nixon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Arthur W Nixon Jr. in household of Arthur W Nixon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Winn Nixon, "Virginia, Marriage Certificates, 1936-1988"

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