Charles was born to Charles Dixon and Hannah (Rea) Lockhart on Feb 4, 1884, in Moncton, New Brunswick. He grew up to be a very honorable, kind and compassionate man. Three times elected to the Common Council. Twice chosen as a Conserative representive of St John in the New Brunswick Legislature, His business training won him recognition in Legislature Halls. He served well. For 16 years he was a member of the School Board, a Commissioner of the General Hospital for a period. He was a member of the council of the St John Board of Trade. He was chairmamn of the Returned Soldiers Committee after the First W.W. He took a keen interest in the work of the Bible Society. He was a Baptist and a faithful supporter of Charotte Street Baptist church. He was treasurer of the church for a time and Sunday School Superintendent. Early in life he joined the Cadets Of Temperance. On February 14, 1884, he was married to Theodosia Hartt, a daughter of Thomas E.Hartt of Fredericton Junction, NB. They took up residence in Fairmont, a family home,when they got married. Charles died in his 93rd year 1948. Children of Charles & Theodosia: Helen Alberta 1887-1946, Murray 1890-1891, Alice Tuppe 1893-1963
Courtesy: J. Madsen
Saint John, Saint John County
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