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Julian C. Dixon


Picture of Julian C. Dixon
Congressional Pictorial Directory
Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1972 Democratic AD-63 53475 Win
11-05-1974 Democratic AD-49 49138 Win
11-02-1976 Democratic AD-49 69216 Win
11-07-1978 Democratic CD-28 97592 Win
11-04-1980 Democratic CD-28 108725 Win
11-02-1982 Democratic CD-28 103469 Win
11-06-1984 Democratic CD-28 113076 Win
11-04-1986 Democratic CD-28 92635 Win
11-08-1988 Democratic CD-28 109801 Win
11-06-1990 Democratic CD-28 69482 Win
11-03-1992 Democratic CD-32 150644 Win
11-08-1994 Democratic CD-32 98017 Win
11-05-1996 Democratic CD-32 124712 Win
11-03-1998 Democratic CD-32 112253 Win
11-07-2000 Democratic CD-32 137447 Win

Candidate Biography:

Julian Carey Dixon
Born: August 8, 1934 in Washington, DC
Married: Bettye Lee
Child: Cary Gordon Dixon
Died (in office): December 8, 2000 in Los Angeles, CA

Previous: Administrative Assistant, State Senator Mervyn Dymally
1972: Delegate, California State Democratic Convention
1974: Delegate, California State Democratic Convention
1974-1978: Majority Caucus Chair, California State Assembly
1976: Delegate, California State Democratic Convention
1976: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1978: Delegate, California State Democratic Convention
1984: Chairman, Democratic National Convention rules committee
2000: Delegate, Democratic National Convention 

  • LEGISLATION: Author of the Dixon-Zenovich-Maddy California Arts Act of 1975, which established the California Arts Council.
  • IN HONOR OF: While serving as Acting Governor, Cruz Bustamante proclaimed December 13, 2000 as "Julian C. Dixon Remembrance Day". 
  • PLACENAME: The Julian Dixon Library (named in 2001) is located in Culver City.
  • PLACENAME: The Julian C. Dixon Courtroom and Advocacy Center (completed in 2004) is located at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles.
  • PLACENAME: The Julian Dixon Metro Rail Station (renamed in 2001) is located in downtown Los Angeles.
  • PLACENAME: The Julian C. Dixon Institute for Cultural Studies at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is located in Los Angeles.

Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) []