Larry Dixon (politician)

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Larry Dixon
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 25th district
In office
1983–2010
Succeeded by Dick Brewbaker
Personal details
Born (1942-08-31) August 31, 1942 (age 75)
Nowata, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Gaynell
Profession Executive Director, Alabama Board of Medical Examiners

Larry Dixon (born August 31, 1942) is a Republican former member of the Alabama Senate. He represented the 25th District from 1983 to 2010. He did not seek re-election in 2010 and retired from elective politics. Previously he was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1978 through 1982.

In 1982, as a Democrat in District 81, he defeated later District 73 Representative Perry O. Hooper, Jr., of Montgomery. Dixon switched to Republican affiliation in 1984.

Dixon ran in the Republican primary for Alabama's 2nd congressional district in 1992 after longtime incumbent Bill Dickinson retired, and was initially the favorite for the nomination. However, he lost to newspaper publisher Terry Everett in what most considered an upset.

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