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Nathan Fellows Dixon, III
Birth: Aug. 28, 1847
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1897
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. The son of US Congressman Nathan Fellows Dixon II, he attended Phillips Academy Massachusetts, graduated from Brown University Rhode Island, in 1869, from the Albany Law School New York, in 1871, was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced to practice law in Westerly, Rhode Island. He was US Attorney for the district of Rhode Island, (1877-85), when elected as a Republican to the Forty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jonathan Chace and served from February 12 to March 3, 1885. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he was a member of the Rhode Island State Senate (1885-89), when elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Jonathan Chace, serving (1889-95). Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and engaged in banking, until his death at age 50. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathan Fellows Dixon (1812 - 1881)
  Harriet Swan Dixon (1816 - 1896)
 
 Sibling:
  Nathan Fellows Dixon (1847 - 1897)
  Phebe Ann Dixon McClure (1852 - 1941)**
 
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**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
River Bend Cemetery
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2003
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