Joe Nixon (1910 - 1985)

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Joe Nixon
1910 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Joe Nixon was born on December 25, 1910. He died in August 1985 at 74 years old. We know that Joe Nixon had been residing in Yulee, Nassau County, Florida 32097.


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Joe Nixon died in August 1985 at 74 years of age. He was born on December 25, 1910. There is no information about Joe's immediate family. We know that Joe Nixon had been residing in Yulee, Nassau County, Florida 32097.
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In 1910, in the year that Joe Nixon was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1930, at the age of 20 years old, Joe was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1948, when he was 38 years old, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1976, when he was 66 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1985, in the year of Joe Nixon's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Other Joe Nixons

Joe L Nixon
Born: around 1918
United States
Joe H Nixon
Born: around 1920
Tennessee, United States
Joe D Nixon
Born: around 1924
Virginia, United States
Joe W Nixon
Born: around 1921
Florida, United States
Joe H Nixon
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
Joe T Nixon
Born: around 1852
Texas, United States
Joe O Nixon
Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
Joe Harmon Nixon
Nov 15, 1930 - May 5, 1990
Joe D. Nixon
Born: around 1939
Joe B. Nixon
Born: around 1931
Joe T. Nixon Jr
Born: around 1926
Joe H. Nixon
Born: around 1946
Joe B. Nixon
Born: around 1954
Joe D. Nixon Jr
Born: around 1962
Joe D. Nixon
Born: around 1938
Joe S. Nixon
Born: around 1962
Joe B. Nixon
Born: around 1931
Joe B. Nixon Jr
Born: around 1952
Joe B. Nixon
Born: around 1954
Joe D. Nixon
Born: around 1939

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Floyd D Nixon
Oct 6, 1909 - Mar 9, 1989
Panama City, FL
Benjamin Nixon
Feb 7, 1907 - January 1972
Albany, New York
Joe Nixon
Oct 7, 1899 - March 1977
Titusville, Florida
Howard Nixon
Aug 5, 1898 - July 1976
Hallandale, Florida
Willie Nixon
Feb 2, 1904 - May 1968
Saint Augustine, Florida
Willie Nixon
May 7, 1902 - November 1975
Matthew Nixon
Feb 25, 1888 - October 1976
Bonifay, Florida
Preston Nixon
Mar 18, 1907 - June 1975
Baker, Florida
Emma L Nixon
Feb 25, 1919 - Aug 18, 1996
Lakeland, FL
George Mansell Nixon
Jun 30, 1939 - Feb 15, 2010
Pompano Beach, Florida
Woodrow Nixon
Feb 25, 1913 - May 1984
Cottondale, Florida
Erby Millard Nixon
Sep 4, 1908 - Mar 24, 2010
Lynn Haven, Florida
Nettie L Nixon
May 23, 1919 - Mar 25, 2004
Edison, NJ
Lela M Nixon
Jul 23, 1920 - Mar 12, 2010
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Milton K Nixon
Apr 1, 1914 - Jan 27, 1996
Kathryn Nixon
Jun 3, 1895 - May 1972
George H Nixon
Nov 13, 1925 - Dec 14, 2007
Charlotte, NC
Lucille Nixon
May 9, 1911 - Nov 5, 2006
Wewahitchka, FL
Eletha Nixon
Feb 14, 1910 - Mar 4, 1989
Wewahitchka, FL
Sarah Nixon
Sep 14, 1919 - Mar 16, 2000
Miami, FL

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Jul 13, 1908 - February 1985
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Mar 11, 1914 - Jun 9, 2008
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Ruth Barrow
Feb 1, 1901 - December 1981
Jacksonville, Florida
George R Williams
Dec 12, 1911 - February 1988
Ashley Spence
Dec 10, 1907 - September 1968
Chipley, Florida
Lola M Mcgruder
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Jacksonville, FL
Ralph Gray
Jul 19, 1901 - November 1975
Jacksonville, Florida
Azzie L Childs
Nov 21, 1916 - Sep 11, 2005
Jacksonville, FL
Willie Cothern
Jan 16, 1894 - February 1973
West Green, Georgia
Paul H Stansel
Jul 22, 1907 - Jul 6, 1990
Jacksonville, FL
Samuel Phillips
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John Ash
Dec 8, 1905 - October 1973
Jacksonville, Florida
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Hartsville, South Carolina
Isaac Grayson
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Harald Westland
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Camden, New Jersey
John W Lesso
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Jacksonville, FL
Opal Gamez
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Panama City, FL
Mae P Douglas
May 4, 1905 - Oct 26, 1993
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