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Ernest Calvin Cox

Ernest C. Cox
Full Name: Ernest Calvin Cox
Birth date: April 15, 1896
Death date: May 17, 1957

Terms of Service

  • House, 41st (1) (2) Legislature
    1/8/1929 - 8/26/1929
  • House, 40th Legislature
    1/11/1927 - 1/8/1929
  • House, 39th Legislature
    1/13/1925 - 1/11/1927
(1) Resignation filed with Secretary of State 8/26/1929. "Representative Ernest C. Cox Resigns Place," 8/27/1929, p. 1; "Ernest Cox Named State Commander American Legion" and "Cox Resigned From Legislature Recently, 8/30/1929, p. 7. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light .
(2) Sam H. Allred, in special election 10/22/1929, sworn 1/20/1930, succeeded Ernest C. Cox, resigned after 3rd C.S. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Death notice, 5/20/1957, p. 12. Ernest Cox, "former member of the House of Representatives from Navarro and Hill County," funeral in Cleburne. Austin Statesman .
  • State Commander, American Legion. "Ernest Cox Named State Commander American Legion," 8/30/1929, p. 7. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light .
  • Ernest Calvin Cox, birth date 4/15/1896; death date 5/17/1957 in Houston, Harris County; life insurance, Royal Life Ins. Co. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • United States Army, Private 1st Class, Company A, 159th Infantry, World War I; Central MG OT School Camp. Ernest Calvin Cox, birth date 4/15/1896 in Ozro, Texas; residence in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin) .
  • Major QM-RES, World War I, Arkansas. Military grave marker, Ernest Calvin Cox, birth date 4/15/1896, death date 5/17/1957, burial in Rosehill Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave .
  • Biographical sketch, "Who's Who and What's What in the Texas Legislature," by Ed Kilman, 1/31/1929, p. 5. Houston Post-Dispatch .
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - Ernest C. Cox, postoffice Corsicana, nativity Texas, age 32, Asst. State Adj. American Legion, member of former legislatures: 39th-40th. Texas Legislative Manual .
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