Dora Nix (1896 - 1972)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Dora Nix’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Dora so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Dora’s biography.

Dora Nix Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Dora Nix and her immediate Nix family. Add to Dora Nix's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Dora.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Dora Nix? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Dora finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Dora attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Dora did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Dora Nix is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Dora's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Dora's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Dora a religious woman? Add Dora’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Dora during various points of her life.

Timeline

1896 - In the year that Dora Nix was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

1900 - When she was just 4 years old, a massive hurricane, known as the Great Galveston hurricane, hit Galveston Texas. Winds hit up to 145 miles an hour (category 4) and it remains the single most deadly event in U.S. history. Between 6,000 and 12,000 died (most estimates are around 8,000 dead). The population of Galveston at the time was about 36,000 people in 1900.

1932 - At the age of 36 years old, Dora was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1956 - She was 60 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1972 - In the year of Dora Nix's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

Dora Nix Family Tree

Who was Dora’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Dora’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Dora's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Dora Nix
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Dora's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Dora Nix is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Dora Nix died in May 1972 at 76 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Dora. She was born on April 1, 1896. We are unaware of information about Dora's family. We know that Dora Nix had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri.

Memories

What do you remember about Dora Nix? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Dora is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Dora Nix

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources