Friends, family gather to remember former Sen. Alan Dixon - WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader

Friends, family gather to remember former Sen. Alan Dixon

Posted:
ROCKFORD (WREX) -

Friends, family and political colleagues gathered in southern Illinois to remember former U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon.

A visitation was held over the weekend and a private burial for family and close friends took place today.

Dixon's political career spanned more than 50 years. He was in the U.S. Senate from 1981 to 1993.

Dixon died on July 6 at his home in Fairview Heights. He was 86.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.