Julian C. DixonDemocratic
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) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]