Full Name William Palmer Dixon
Born 19 March 1847 in New York (Manhattan), New York
Died 24 June 1926 in Lawrence, New York
Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York
Elected 5 May 1894 at age forty-seven
William Palmer Dixon had been in active legal practice at New York for nearly fifty-seven consecutive years, having graduated from the Columbia Law School as far back as 1870. He was a highly successful administrator, and was trustee, director, or president for half a dozen of the largest banking, insurance and real estate corporations in the city.
Alexander Dana Noyes
1927 Century Association Yearbook