Edward Calvert Nixon was born on May 3, 1930 in in Los Angeles and was the youngest child of Francis Nixon and Hannah Milhous. He had 4 older brothers, including Richard Nixon who would one day become President of the United States.
He attended both Duke University and North Carolina State University, achieving degrees in Geology from both institutions.
He served in the United States Navy after college, from around 1954 through 1962.
He married Gay Lynne Woods (1938-2014) June 1, 1957 in Escambia, Florida.
In 1971, he became president of the consulting firm, Nixon World Enterprises, Inc. and remained in this position until his death in 2019.
He died on February 27, 2019 at a nursing home in Washington state. He was 88 years old at the time of his passing.
1940 Tract 545, Whittier, Whittier Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States
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↑ "Florida Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VJKM-D3Y : 28 November 2014), Gay Lynne Woods, Jun 1957; from "Florida, Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2006); citing Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, Florida; and Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research.
↑ "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9WP-DPG : accessed 6 June 2017), Frances D Nixon in household of F A Nixon, Tract 545, Whittier, Whittier Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 19-817, sheet 9B, line 78, family 253, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 259..