David Allen Dixon (1948 - 1967)

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David Allen Dixon
1948 - 1967
February 3, 1948
May 15, 1967
Casualty Province: in QUANG NGAI, Vietnam
Last Known Residence
centerport road in Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York United States 13166
David Allen Dixon was born on February 3, 1948. He is the child of Ralph E Dixon, with siblings Elizabeth, Mildred, Gordon, Donald, Elwood, Richard, and Donna. He died on May 15, 1967 at Casualty Province:, QUANG NGAI, Vietnam at age 19. We know that David Allen Dixon had been residing in centerport road in Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York United States 13166.
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centerport road in Weedsport, Cayuga County, New York United States 13166
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Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Port Byron, New York United States 13140
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Weedsport- Army SP 4 David A. Dixon 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Dixon of Centerport Rd. Weedsport died in Vietnam as a result of wounds suffered May 15. He was a member of the 101st Airborne Division, and had been in the service a little more than two years, with the last 11 months in Vietnam. Surviving besides his parents are 4 brothers, Army SP 4 Elwood R. Dixon with the Army Signal Corps at Huachuca ,Ariz.; Airman 1cDonald R. Dixon, serving with the Air Force in north Thailand; Richard a; Weedsport RD. and Gordon E. Dixon at home; two sisters, Donna M. and Mildred A. Dixon both at home and grandparents.

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In 1948, in the year that David Allen Dixon was born, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1950, he was merely 2 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1958, David was just 10 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1967, in the year of David Allen Dixon's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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