Fox, Dixon Ryan
- Wendell Tripp
Fox, Dixon Ryan (07 December 1887–30 January 1945), historian and college president, was born in Potsdam, New York, the son of James Sylvester Fox, a seller of Vermont marble, and Julia Anna Dixon. He was graduated from Potsdam Normal School in 1907 and received an A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1911. He became teacher and principal at the Union District School in Thornwood, New York, while also enrolled in the master’s program at Columbia and tutoring in the Department of History....