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Nathan Fellows Dixon
Birth: Dec. 13, 1774
Plainfield
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 1842
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

US Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Plainfield, Connecticut, he graduated from what is now Brown University in 1799, was admitted to the bar two years later and began practice in New London County. In 1802 he settled in Westerly, Rhode Island, where he pursued both law and banking, and in 1829 was named President of Westerly's Washington Bank. He was a longtime member of the State House of Representatives (1813 to 1830), and a Colonel in the State Militia. A Whig, Dixon was elected to the US Senate and served half of one term, from 1839 until his death. During that time he was Chairman of the Committee on Revolutionary Claims. He was buried at his home in Westerly; there are cenotaphs in his memory at Westerly's River Bend Cemetery and Congressional Cemetery in Washington, DC. His son, Nathan Fellows Dixon II, and grandson, Nathan Fellows Dixon III, would both serve as US Congressmen from Rhode Island. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 
 
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River Bend Cemetery
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 09, 2003
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