Born in Del Norte, Colorado on March 29, 1931. Parents – E. J. Nixon and LaRue O. Nixon. Lived in Colorado 12 years: Roosevelt, Utah 15 years; has lived in the Logan/Hyde Park area for the last 55 years. Married to Charlotte Macdonald of El Paso, Texas. Children – Ruelinda Bearnson; E. J. Nixon, III; James Scott; Daniel Perry; and Shanna Knowles.
Brigham Young University – Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Business Management, Finance and Banking. Utah State University – Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Served with the United States Army as an Auditor at Sixth Army Headquarters, Presidio of San Francisco, 1953-55. Served mission for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Speaks Spanish fluently
Along with his family, he has owned and operated various businesses, among which are Farming, Cattle Ranching, Farm Machinery Dealership & Repair, Tire Recapping, Restaurant-Motel, Wholesale Grocery, Purchasing and Marketing Second Trust Deeds, Travel Agency, Carpet and Floor Covering, Lighting and Furniture, and Farm/Ranch Sales. Currently owns and operates the following businesses – Land Development, Construction Company, Real Estate Company that includes Residential or Commercial Sales and Property Management.
Various types of Real Estate – single residence rentals, apartment units, commercial and office buildings, commercial lots, farm ground, development acreage and real estate contracts, movie theatre and storage units. He has developed over 22 subdivisions ranging from 5 to 154 lots mostly in Cache and Weber Counties.
SERVICE AND RECOGNITION
Active in Professional, Civic and Church organizations. Served on Advisory Board for local banks; Member of National Association of Review Appraisers. Member of Land Use Committee of National Board of Realtors. Past President of Logan Board of Realtors and Logan Lions Club and Northern Utah Home Builders Association. Served two terms as Chairman of Utah Power and Light Consumer Advisory Board; Member of Dean’s Advisory Council at USU, College of Business. On two occasions, served as Bishop and Member of Stake Presidency in his Church. Was recognized by Local Jaycees as an Outstanding Young Man of America. In 1986, USU Alumni Association and College of Business recognized him with their professional Achievement Award. Has done Appraising and practiced General Real Estate for over 50 years. Been a Real Estate Broker for over 50 years. Currently serving as SCORE Counselor, Member of Utah Coalition for Utah’s Future committee, Member of USU Community Issues Committee, Member of Apartment Association Committee, Board of Directors for Utah Home Builders Association and Membership Chairman of Northern Utah Home Builders Association.
NIXON & NIXON, INC – is a diversified Corporation, owned and operated by E. J. (Jack) Nixon, Jr. It was formed in 1965 with E. J. Nixon as President (since has passed away) and E. J. Nixon, Jr. and Vice President. Nixon & Nixon, Inc. Deals in all aspects of Real Estate – Subdivides and develops land; single family detached houses built by the company number over 1500. Many years the company has averaged over 50 homes per year. The company does their own finance acquisition, developing, sales and construction. Class of homes range from entry level to second or third move up. The company also does multi housing and light commercial work. They recently did a 154 unit PUD in Ogden City which received national recognition by HUD for Affordable Housing. Currently have six active subdivisions.