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About Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran, OBE
Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran
- Born on 23 January 1880.
- Son of Rt. Hon. Sir Daniel Dixon, 1st Bt. and Annie Shaw.
- Married Hon. Emily Ina Florence Bingham, daughter of John George Barry Bingham, 5th Baron Clanmorris of Newbrook and Matilda Catherine Maude Ward, on 25 November 1905.
- Died on 20 July 1950 at age 70.
- Invested as a Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)
- Educated at Rugby School, Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
- Educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.
- Fought in the Boer War between 1901 and 1902.
- Captain in the service of the 6th Inniskilling Dragoons.
- Fought in the First World War, where he was mentioned in despatches.
- High Sheriff of County Kildare in 1916.
- Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for Belfast Pottinger between 1918 and 1922.
- Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Belfast East [Northern Ireland] between 1921 and 1929.
- Parliamentary Secretary, Ministery of Finance [Northern Ireland] between 1921 and 1942.
- Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Kildare.
- Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Unionist) for Belfast East between 1922 and 1939.
- Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) of County Down.
- Invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) [Northern ireland] on 28 November 1923
- Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Belfast Bloomfield [Northern Ireland] between May 1929 and 1950.
- Created 1st Baron Glentoran, of Ballyalloly, co. Down [U.K.] on 8 July 1939.
- Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Kildare.
- Succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Dixon [U.K., 1903] on 10 May 1950.
Children of Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran and Hon. Emily Ina Florence Bingham
- Hon. Daphne Maude Dixon d. 6 Apr 1942
- Hon. Anne Lavinia Dixon d. 16 Sep 1971
- Hon. Angela Ierne Evelyn Dixon b. 1907
- Colonel Daniel Stewart Thomas Bingham Dixon, 2nd Baron Glentoran b. 19 Jan 1912, d. 22 Jul 1995
- Hon. Patricia Clare Dixon b. 1919
Gazetted Awards and Mentions in Despatches
- First Name: Herbert
- Initials: H
- Surname: Dixon
- Nationality: British
- Rank: Captain
- Gallantry Awards: OBE
- Award Details: Distinguished Service
- Gazette Info: 15452
- Gazette Date: 12/12/1919
- Service: British Army
- Regiment: Dragoons (6)
- Service: BA
Herbert Dixon, 1st Baron Glentoran, OBE's Timeline
January 23, 1880
Ballymisert, Co Down, Ireland
January 19, 1912
July 20, 1950