Peter Arrott Dixon

      HSC Honorary Member


Peter Arrott Dixon

Peter Arrott Dixon, son of George Peleg Dixon and Eleanor Arrott Gardner, was born in New York City.  He is married to Joan Wilson Dixon of Mobile, Alabama.  The Dixons have one child, Pamela Arrott Dixon.

In his youth, Mr. Dixon attended the American School in Rio De Janiero, and later attended the University of Maryland.  Mr. Dixon served with the United States Army for two years.  Currently retired, Mr. Dixon enjoyed a career in the National Security Agency, and served in a variety of U.S. Government positions.  He was a member of the Cabinet Committee on Education during the Nixon administration.

Mr. and Mrs. Dixon have been residents of the historic district of Alexandria, Virginia for the past forty-four years.

* National Gavel Society
* General Society of Colonial Wars  (Gentleman of the Council of the District
   of Columbia Society)
* St. Andrew's Society of Washington, D.C.
* General Society Sons of the Revolution  (President of the District of the
   Columbia Society)
* Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (former Chancellor-
* General Society of the War of 1812 
* Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry
* Society of the Descendants of the Colonial Clergy 
* Military Order of the Foreign Wars of the United States
* Military Order of the World Wars
* Hereditary Order of the Descendants of Loyalists & Patriots of the
   American Revolution
  (Flag Captain)
* National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution  (former Vice
   President General)
* National Society, Sons of Colonial New England  (Honorary Governor
* National Society of Sons of American Colonists  (Governor General, two

* National Society Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims  (former Captain
* Sons and Daughters of the Colonial and Antebellum Bench and Bar 
   1585-1861  (former Treasurer General)

* Order of the First Families of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
   1636-1647  (Governor General, two terms)
* Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (former member of the National
   Council of Administration)
* The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of
   America  (founding Secretary General)

* Flagon and Trencher

Chivalric Orders
The Sovereign Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem, Grand Cross, Priory of St. King Charles the Martyr of Washington, D. C.

Other Notes
Mr. Dixon is a member of the American Legion.

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