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us: Nixon, Agnes, 1922-2016


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  • Instance Of

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  • Fuller Name

    • Agnes Eckhardt
  • Variants

    • us: Eckhardt, Agnes, 1922-2016
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1922-12-10
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-09-28
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Chicago (Ill.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Rosemont (Pa.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nashville (Tenn.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Radio soap operas
          (lcsh) Television soap operas
        • Occupation

            (lcsh) Radio writers
              (lcsh) Television writers
                (lcsh) Television producers and directors
            • Sources

              • found: The Manions of America, 1997: credits (Agnes Nixon)
              • found: Intl. motion picture almanac, 1997 (Nixon, Agnes, Dec. 10, 1927, Nashville; writer, producer)
              • found: Northwestern University finding aid, Agnes Nixon Papers, 1941-2013 (Agnes Eckhardt Nixon was born on December 10, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois; she was raised by her mother and grandmother in Nashville; upon graduation from St. Cecilia High School in Nashville, Nixon attended St. Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana for two years before transferring to Northwestern University in fall of 1942; upon graduation from Northwestern in 1944, Nixon began writing radio plays; wrote for numerous radio serials during the 1940s-50s, and created the long-running soap television operas, One Life to Live and All My Children)
              • found: Ancestry.com, Cook County, Ill. birth certificates index, 1871-1922, July 9, 2014 (Agnes Eckhardt; b. 10 Dec. 1922, Chicago, Ill.)
              • found: New York times WWW site, viewed Sept. 29, 2016 (in obituary published Sept. 28: Agnes Nixon; b. Agnes Eckhardt, Dec. 10, 1922, Chicago; her parents were separated when she was an infant; she and her mother moved to Nashville; m. Robert Henry Nixon, 1951 (d. 1996); d. Wednesday [Sept. 28, 2016], Rosemont, Pa., aged 93; celebrated creator and writer of television soap operas)
            • Change Notes

              • 1997-12-19: new
              • 2016-12-09: revised
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