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Robert Nix, Sr.

AKA Robert Nelson Cornelius Nix, Sr.

Born: 9-Aug-1898
Birthplace: Orangeburg, SC
Died: 22-Jun-1987
Location of death: Philadelphia, PA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Pennsylvania, 1958-79

Father: Nelson Cornelius Nix (former slave, educator)
Mother: Sylvia Benjamin
Wife: Ethel Lanier (one son)
Son: Robert Nix, Jr. (judge, b. 13-Jul-1928, d. 23-Aug-2003)

    High School: Townsend Harris Hall High School, Queens, NY
    University: BA, Lincoln University Pennsylvania (1921)
    Law School: University of Pennsylvania Law School (1924)

    US Congressman, Pennsylvania 2nd (3-Jan-1963 to 3-Jan-1979)
    US Congressman, Pennsylvania 4th (20-May-1958 to 3-Jan-1963)
    Pennsylvania State Official Special Deputy Attorney General (1934-38)
    Pennsylvania Bar Association


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