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Dr Richard Dixie Douglas

Male 1860 - 1994  (133 years)


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  • Name Richard Dixie Douglas 
    Prefix Dr 
    Born 20 Dec 1860  Nashville . Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1994 
    • Died of kidney failure
    Person ID I171547  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 May 2016 

    Father William Byrd Douglas,   b. 1815,   d. 1882  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Sallie Cragwell,   b. Abt 1815,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 30 Jun 1857 
    Family ID F13534  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Acclaimed physician is unique in that he named himself. Douglas' father insisted he was born the day South Carolina seceded from the Union and named his son John C. Calhoun Douglas. His mother never accepted this name, however, and Douglas was called 'Dixie' until he was twelve years old, at which time he changed his name to 'Richard.'