James Wesley Nixon, MD, II

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James Wesley Nixon, MD, II

Birthdate:
Birthplace: San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Death: July 07, 2009 (85)
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, USA
Place of Burial: San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States of America
Immediate Family:

Son of James William Nixon, MD and Julianna Stevens Nixon (Baker)
Husband of Mary Catherine Nixon Davis (McClure) and Private
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Patty Baker Taliaferro; Juliana Stevens Nixon; Private and Private

Managed by: Suzan Martin
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About James Wesley Nixon, MD, II

Biography

James Wesley Nixon MD was born on February 24, 1924, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA. His parents were James William Nixon, MD and Julianna Stevens Nixon (Baker).

James married Mary Catherine Nixon (McClure) on March 19, 1948, in Austin, Travis County, TX, United States. Three children were born of this marriage.

James married Angelica Nixon on October 6, 1964, in San Antonio, Bexar County, TX, United States. No children.

He died on July 7, 2009, in San Antonio, Bexar, TX, USA, and was buried in Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA.



[http://porterloring.tributes.com/obituary/show/James-Wesley-Nixon-1...] James Wesley Nixon, Jr., MD, was born on February 24, 1924, in San Antonio, Texas, and died on July 7, 2009. He loved his family and friends unconditionally and was legendary for his colorful personality and outspoken honesty. During his 50-year career as a surgeon, he always treated his patients with kindness and hundreds became lifelong friends.

He graduated from Texas Military Institute, the University of Texas at Austin, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During World War II, he served in the Pacific as a Lieutenant J.G. in the United States Navy and skippered an LCI in the Philippines. He completed his surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as the first assistant to Dr. Charles Mayo, before returning to San Antonio to practice medicine with his father in 1958.

He had a deep passion for medicine; and over his long career he was a member of the Surgical Staff at Nix Medical Center, Santa Rosa Hospital, Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, Baptist Medical Centers, Grace Lutheran Hospital former Chief of Staff, all in San Antonio, and Medina Memorial Hospital in Hondo, Texas.

He was the company physician for American, Braniff, Continental and Eastern Airlines, Knowlton's Dairy, ButterCrust Bakery, Southern Pacific and Missouri Pacific Railroads, Joske's Department Store, and Finesilver Manufacturing, and always was proud of his service as a special medical consultant to the FBI.

He enjoyed spending time on the family ranch, "operating" on old tractors and trucks to improve their life expectancies. Golf was also a big part of his life; sometimes he complained mightily about his game, but over his lifetime, he played with some of the best and was so proud of his recent tournament win with his granddaughter.



He died on July 7, 2009, in San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas.Find A Grave Memorial





  • Reference:

"Early Nixon's of Texas" by Pat Ireland Nixon, MD, Genealogies by Dr. and Mrs. Pat Ireland Nixon, Jr., Published by Carl Hertzog, El Paso, Texas 1956 [https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=wu.89082553272&view=1up&seq=11]

Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy: Aug 30 2019, 6:15:03 UTC James Wesley Nixon, Jr., MD, was born on February 24, 1924, in San Antonio, Texas, and died on July 7, 2009. He loved his family and friends unconditionally and was legendary for his colorful personality and outspoken honesty. During his 50-year career as a surgeon, he always treated his patients with kindness and hundreds became lifelong friends.

He graduated from Texas Military Institute, the University of Texas at Austin, and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. During World War II, he served in the Pacific as a Lieutenant J.G. in the United States Navy and skippered an LCI in the Philippines. He completed his surgical residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, as the first assistant to Dr. Charles Mayo, before returning to San Antonio to practice medicine with his father in 1958.

He had a deep passion for medicine; and over his long career he was a member of the Surgical Staff at Nix Medical Center, Santa Rosa Hospital, Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, Baptist Medical Centers, Grace Lutheran Hospital former Chief of Staff, all in San Antonio, and Medina Memorial Hospital in Hondo, Texas.

He was the company physician for American, Braniff, Continental and Eastern Airlines, Knowlton's Dairy, ButterCrust Bakery, Southern Pacific, and Missouri Pacific Railroads, Joske's Department Store, and Finesilver Manufacturing, and always was proud of his service as a special medical consultant to the FBI.

He enjoyed spending time on the family ranch, "operating" on old tractors and trucks to improve their life expectancies. Golf was also a big part of his life; sometimes he complained mightily about his game, but over his lifetime, he played with some of the best and was so proud of his recent tournament win with his granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James William Nixon, MD, and Juliana Baker Nixon, his sister Juliana Nixon, and his son-in-law, Burk Ricks Wilson.

He is survived by his relatives and legions of friends of all ages who will miss him dearly.


He was a member of the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the Royal Society of Medicine, a member of the Texas Medical Association, Southern Medical Association, Bexar County Medical Society, and the American Association of Railroad Surgeons; and enjoyed social memberships in the Order of the Alamo, Texas Cavaliers, the German Club, the San Antonio Country Club and the Argyle.

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James Wesley Nixon, MD, II's Timeline

1924
February 24, 1924
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
2009
July 7, 2009
Age 85
San Antonio, Bexar, TX, USA
July 7, 2009
Age 85
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States of America