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Russel Shimer Nixon

(05 Jul 1889 - 14 Feb 19518)

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Russel Shimer Nixon

Daisy Cecilia Shafer Sarah Ellen Strunk

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Wednesday, Feb 14, 1951, Page 18, Easton Express
Russell Nixon 61, World War I Vet, was Architect
Russell S. Nixon, 61, of 252 Shafer Avenue, Phillipsburg, an architect who served overseas wit the A.E. F during World Wa I, died today at 2:10 a.m. in Easton Hospital after a long illness. He was admitted on Sunday.

Mr. Nixon, a lifelong Phillipsburg resident, was the son of the late Frank and Sarah Ellen Nixon. He had worked independently as an architect for the 10 years. he formerly worked for the old Standard silk mill, and at one time was employed in the South by a structural Steel firm.

During the war he served with Company C, 303rd Engineer Battalion in the 78th Division. He saw action in a number of campaigns and was wounded at St. Michiel, France. He was discharged with the rank of sergeant.

Mr. Nixon was amember of the Fleas Club, Rice Ebner Post, American Legion, and the Lieut Elbert Curtis Baker Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars, all of Easton.

Surviving are his wife, Daisy Schaefer Nixon; three sisters, Mrs. Bersenia DeWitt and Miss E. Ruth Nixon, both of Phillipsburg, and Miss Flora Nixon of Easton and two bothers, Roy of Stewartsville and Harold of Phillipsburg.


Bercinia Nixon
Ethel Ruth Nixon
Flora Nixon
Russell Shimer Nixon
Harold C. Nixon
Roy W. Nixon
Frederick R. Nixon
John Nixon


Last Updated on: March 12, 2006

Daughter of William Knauss and Elizabeth
Born: July 1860
Died 09 Oct 1927.