Joseph A. Dixon

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Joseph Andrew Dixon
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Leaving White House, March 7, 1938.
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939
Preceded by John B. Hollister
Succeeded by Charles H. Elston
Personal details
Born (1879-06-03)June 3, 1879
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died July 4, 1942(1942-07-04) (aged 63)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Resting place St. Joseph's Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Xavier University (Cincinnati)

Joseph Andrew Dixon (June 3, 1879 – July 4, 1942) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dixon attended St. Patrick's School, Hughes High School, and Xavier University in Cincinnati. He served as clerk in a mercantile store 1893-1900. He engaged in retail clothing business in Anderson, Indiana, Hartford City, Indiana, and Cincinnati. He also was manager and owner of amateur and professional baseball teams. Active in young men's welfare work.

Dixon was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-fifth Congress (January 3, 1937 – January 3, 1939). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1938 to the Seventy-sixth Congress and for election in 1940 to the Seventy-seventh Congress. He resumed his former business pursuits in Cincinnati, Ohio, until his death there on July 4, 1942. He was interred in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
John B. Hollister
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 1st congressional district

1937-1939
Succeeded by
Charles H. Elston