Biography of William K. Dixon
West St. Paul, Dakota County, MN Biographies

William K. Dixon, a native of the "Emerald Isle," was born in 1831. Came to America with his parents in 1847 and for two years passed his time in Boston and the state of New York. He remained in Illinois about two years, then went to St. Paul In 1852, made a claim in West St. Paul, on which he has since lived. Enlisted in 1865 in Company E, First Minnesota Regiment, and received his discharge the same year. Holds the offices of town supervisor and clerk of school district number 97. Miss Matilda Robinson became his wife in 1866. They have six children living: Anna E., Thomas, James, William H., George C.. and Linian C.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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