Julian Carey DIXON, Congress, CA (1934-2000)


DIXON, Julian Carey, a Representative from California; born in Washington, D.C., August 8, 1934; attended the public schools in Los Angeles; B.S., Los Angeles State College, 1962; LL.B., Southwestern University, Los Angeles, 1967; served in United States Army, sergeant, 1957-1960; member, California assembly, 1972-1978; delegate to California State Democratic conventions, 1972-1978; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1976; chairman, rules committee, Democratic National Convention, 1984; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-sixth and to the eleven succeeding Congresses, served until his death on December 8, 2000 (January 3, 1979-December 8, 2000); chairman, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (Ninety-ninth through One Hundred First Congresses); died on December 8, 2000, in Los Angeles, Calif.; interment at Inglewood Cemetery, Los Angeles, Calif.


âJulian Carey Dixonâ in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present