- Category : 1930-births
- Type : MS
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Incarnation 1
American entrepreneur and the youngest brother of United States President Richard Nixon. He co-authored his 2009 memoir, The Nixons: A Family Portrait, with Karen L. Olson.
Edward was the youngest child of Francis and Hannah Nixon. In addition to his brother Richard (1913-1994), Edward had two other siblings in his lifetime: Harold Nixon (1909-1933) and Donald Nixon (1914-1987). Another brother, Arthur Nixon (1918-1925), predeceased him.
From 1971 until his death, Nixon was the president of Nixon World Enterprises, Inc., an international consulting service based in Washington state. Nixon also taught as an assistant professor of naval science at the University of Washington in addition to working as a helicopter flight instructor.
Edward Nixon married Gay Lynne Nixon on 1 June 1957. The couple lived together, for a time, in the Seattle-area suburb of Alderwood Manor, Washington; Gay worked as a High School teacher. They were married for 56 years, until Gay's death on 20 January 2014. He had two daughters, Amelie Peiffer and Elizabeth Matheny.
Edward Nixon was the last surviving member of the five Nixon brothers, in the wake of brother Richard's death in 1994. He was the longest-lived of the Nixon brothers. He died on 27 February 2019 at the age of 88 at a nursing facility in Bothell, Washington.