Biography of Charles D. Nixon
Owego, Tioga County, NY Biographies





CHARLES D. NIXON was born in Berkshire, this county, March 11th, 1844, and is a son of George H. and Sarah M. Nixon. He was educated at the Ithaca high school and studied law in Owego with Taylor & Madill. He was admitted to the bar in May, 1866, and conducted a general practice in Owego until 1885. Since 1885, he has been engaged in placing loans and superinteuding his various landed interests in New York, Nebraska, and Kansas. In 1883 he was a candidate on the Democratic ticket for county judge and surrogate, and was defeated by 220 majority, which was less than one half the average majority received by candidates on the prevailing ticket. He resides at the Ahwaga House.

From:
OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A MEMORIAL HISOTRY OF TIOGA COUNTY
NEW YORK
EDITED BY: LEROY W. KINGMAN
W. A. FERGUSSON & CO. ELMIRA, N. Y., 189?


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