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Archibald Dixon
Birth: Apr. 2, 1802
Caswell County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 1876
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA

U.S. Senator. Educated by his mother, he later studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1824 and commenced to practice law in Henderson, Kentucky. He was a member of the Kentucky State House of Representatives (1830, 41) a member of the Kentucky State Senate in 1836 and Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky, in 1843. In 1852, he was elected as a Whig to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Henry Clay, serving until 1855. Not a candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law and engaged as a planter until his death at age 74. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Robertson Cabell Dixon (1809 - 1852)*
  Susan Peachy Bullitt Dixon (1829 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Wynn Dixon (____ - 1863)*
  Rebecca Dixon Brown (1839 - 1922)*
  Sue Bell Dixon Reeve (1841 - 1884)*
  Archibald Dixon (1844 - 1924)*
  Henry Cabell Dixon (1845 - 1931)*
  Joseph Cabell Dixon (1848 - 1920)*
  Therese Dixon (1854 - 1859)*
  Evelyn J Dixon (1856 - 1862)*
  Katherine Dixon Burbank (1858 - 1883)*
  William Bullitt Dixon (1861 - 1939)*
  Helen Dixon (1864 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fernwood Cemetery
Henderson
Henderson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 18, 2003
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- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Apr. 2, 2016
mother Rebecca Hart 57477157father Wynn 44338510
- Nancy
 Added: May. 1, 2013
Archibald was simply a great man. I've heard many many great stories and they're always fun to read about!
- Brecca Mefford
 Added: Aug. 15, 2010
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