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Fitz Eugene Dixon
Birth: Aug. 14, 1923
Winter Harbor
Hancock County
Maine, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 2006

Philanthropist, Sports Team Owner. He was an heir to Pennsylvania's Widener Family who consistantly made Forbes Magazine's list as one of the wealthiest families in the United States. He served as chairman of the board at Widener University. He also served on numerous boards of various foundations that benefited handicapped children in Pennsylvania, Florida and Maine. Dixon was the owner of the Philadelphia 76ers professional basketball team from 1976 to 1981. In 1976 he authorized the signing of Julius (Dr. J) Erving, a star of the ABA's New York Nets. Erving would go on to become a sports icon in Philadelphia. Under Dixon's ownership the team would have two NBA Final appearances (1977, 1980). In 1981 he sold the team to Harold Katz. In 1981 he became a part owner of the Philadelphia Phillies. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Saint Thomas Episcopal Church Cemetery
Whitemarsh
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Specifically: Ashes interred
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Aug 03, 2006
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- Rosita
 Added: Oct. 7, 2013
You grew up with my Maternal Grandmother, she has spoken of your friendship often. Happy Birthday Mr. Fitz Dixon
- A.J. Reese
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 14, 2013
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