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Robert Nelson Cornelius Nix Sr. (1905 – 1987)

1898 – Born on the 9th of August in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

1921 – He graduated from Lincoln University (Pennsylvania).

1932 – He became active in the Democratic Party as a committeeman.

1934 – He became a special assistant deputy attorney general of Pennsylvania.

1958 – He defeated two opponents in a Special Election to fill a congressional vacancy.

1975 – He introduced an amendment to the Foreign Military Sales Act.

1978 – He was the chairman of the Committee on the Post Office and Civil Service and chairman of the subcommittee. 

1987 – He died on the 22nd of June