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city (1990 pop. 15,144), seat of Lee co., N Ill., on the Rock River; founded 1830, inc. 1857. Corn and soybeans are grown, cattle are raised, and there is light manufacturing. On the site of the Dixon Blockhouse is a statue of Abraham LincolnLincoln, Abraham
, 1809–65, 16th President of the United States (1861–65). Early Life

Born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in backwoods Hardin co., Ky. (now Larue co.), he grew up on newly broken pioneer farms of the frontier.
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 as a youthful captain in the Black Hawk War. A correctional center is in Dixon.


Willie, full name William James Dixon. 1915--92, US blues musician, songwriter, and record producer, whose songs have been recorded by many other artists
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And Strong agreed with the coach, as Dixon put to rest for at least one day concerns that his absence this summer might hurt the Ducks come fall.
Dixon joined in January 2004 as vice president and general counsel.
Dixon was surprised to discover that Saint James had written and illustrated several children's books.
Dixon loves his wife and yet he also has an erotic form of love for Leona, the witch who seduced him to preserve his seed within herself, plus .
Mark Dixon had denied wounding Sergeant David Gardner on November 1 last year with intent to cause him serious injury and attempting to wound PC Ravinder Gill with intent.
and contractors now hold, said Mary Dixon, deputy director of the Defense Manpower Data Center.
AC Dixon & Associates Realty is an independent Realtor in Little Rock that vows to offer clients personalized one-on-one service.
Staff at the Dorman Museum offered to help Egypt expert Derek Willis research the life of Victorian engineer Waynman Dixon (1844-1930) after reading of his trip in the Gazette.
The Black Dancing Body: A Geography from Coon to Cool By Brenda Dixon Gottschild.
Kingsley Dixon of Kings Park and Botanic Garden in West Perth, Australia, describes the 11 years that he's worked on the problem as an "odyssey with lots of dead ends and U-turns"
Philip Ayres, Owen Dixon, Miegunyah Press, 2003, 400 pages; ISBN 0 52285 045 6.