DIXON, FRANK MURRAY, 1892-1965

Biography:

Governor, lawyer. Born– July 25, 1892, Oakland, Calif. Parents– Frank and Launa (Murry) Dixon. Married– Juliet Jolly Perry, November 3, 1920. Children– Two. Education– studied Columbia University; University of Virginia, LL.B., 1916; Birmingham-Southern College, honorary LL.D., 1940; University of Alabama, honorary LL.D., 1946; admitted to the bar and practiced law in Birmingham, 1917; served as governor of Alabama, 1939-1943; returned to law practice, 1943. Member of the American and Alabama Bar Associations, Kappa Alpha, and Phi Delta Phi.

Source:

Who Was Who in America, Vol. 4.

Publication(s):

The Public Life of Frank M. Dixon; Sketches and Speeches. Montgomery, Ala.; Skinner Printing, 1979.