Dixon High School (Illinois)
847; -89.4885 Dixon High School
(DHS) is a high school
located on Lincoln Statue Drive and Peoria Avenue on the northern side of Dixon
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Coordinates: 41°50′49″N 89°29′19″W / 41.847°N 89.4885°W / 41.847; -89.4885
Dixon High School (DHS) is a high school located on Lincoln Statue Drive and Peoria Avenue on the northern side of Dixon, Illinois.
- 1 History
- 2 Notable alumni
- 3 References
- 4 External links
History See also: 2018 Dixon High School Shooting Notable alumni
- Charles Rudolph Walgreen (c. 1889), founder of Walgreens
- Louella Parsons (1901), first Hollywood gossip columnist
- Douglas MacLean (c. 1906), silent film actor, producer, and writer
- Ronald Reagan (1928), 40th President of the United States
- Lou Bevil (1939), former MLB player (Washington Senators)
- Rondi Reed (1970), Tony Award-winning actress
- Rita Crundwell (1971), criminal convicted of the largest municipal embezzlement in U.S. history
- ^ Bacon, John U: America's corner store: Walgreens' prescription for success, page 5. John Wiley and Sons, 2004.
- ^ U.S. Department of Labor: Labor Hall of Fame Honoree--Charles R. Walgreen Archived 2009-05-10 at the Wayback Machine., 2006.
- ^ Barbas, Samantha: The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Louella Parsons, page 17. University of California Press, 2006.
- ^ Golden, Eve: Golden images: 41 essays on silent film stars, page 84. McFarland, 2001.
- ^ Parson, Louella (April 3, 1921). New York Telegraph, reprinted in Long, Bruce (editor), "Douglas and Faith MacLean" Archived December 1, 2010, at the Wayback Machine., Taylorology, Issue 31, July 1995.
- ^ Cahill, Robert; Mcticol, Richard (Editors): The Dixonian - 1928 (DHS Yearbook), page 29.
- ^ "1939 Dixon High School Yearbook". Classmates.com. Classmates, Inc. p. 13. Retrieved 21 May 2016. (Registration required (help)). Louis Bevilacqua
- ^ The Dixonian - 1970; Vol. 56.
- ^ Houlihan, Mary (April 2, 2004). "Old friends reunite and 'Fall to Earth'". Chicago Sun-Times.
- ^ "1968 Dixon High School Yearbook". Classmates.com. Classmates, Inc. p. 122. Retrieved 21 May 2016. (Registration required (help)). Rhondi Reed
- ^ Jenco, Melissa (February 14, 2013). "Ex-Dixon comptroller gets 19 1/2 years for $54 million fraud". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 21 May 2016.
- ^ "1971 Dixon High School Yearbook". Classmates.com. p. 143. Retrieved 21 May 2016. (Registration required (help)). Rita Humphrey
- Dixon Public School District 170 Website
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