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Nixon, Edgar Daniel

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Personal name headingNixon, Edgar Daniel
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Variant(s)Nixon, E. D. (Edgar Daniel)
LocatedMontgomery (Ala.)
Birth date1899-07-12
Death date1987-02-25
Place of birthRobinson Springs (Ala.)
Place of deathMontgomery (Ala.)
AffiliationNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Montgomery Improvement Association
Profession or occupationCivil rights workers
Found inBaldwin, Lewis V. Freedom is never free, 1992: t.p. (Edgar Daniel Nixon) cover (E.D. Nixon, Sr.) p. 2, etc. (b. July 12, 1899; d. 1987)
LC data base, Oct. 18, 2005 (hdg.: Nixon, Edgar Daniel)
NUCMC data from Moorland-Spingarn Research Center for His Interview, 1968 Feb. (NIXON, E. D. (1899-1987); Former treasurer, Montgomery (Alabama) Improvement Association)
SSDI, May 22, 2013 (Name: Edgar Nixon; Last Residence: Montgomery, Alabama; Born: 12 July 1899; Died: Feb. 1987; State (Year) SSN issued: Railroad Board (Issued Through) (Before 1951))
African American National Biography, accessed March 18, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Nixon, Edgar Daniel; civil rights activist; born 12 July 1899 in Robinson Springs, Alabama, United States; received only elementary education; worked as a Pullman car porter (1923); was elected president of the new union's Montgomery local (1938); organized Alabama Voters League for voter registration for Montgomery's blacks (1943); was elected branch president (1945), and reelected (1946); was elected president of Alabama Conference of NAACP Branches (1947) and won election for president of Montgomery chapter, Progressive Democratic Association, Alabama's black Democrats (1952); died 25 February 1987 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States)