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Thomas M. Cox

Thomas M. Cox
Full Name: Thomas M. "Tom" Cox
Birth date: August 17, 1871
Death date: January 31, 1945

Terms of Service

  • House, 35th (1) (2) (3) (4) Legislature
    2/26/1918 - 1/14/1919
    Unknown
(1) 35th 4th C.S., "Cox of Bee." House Journal .
(2) Thomas M. Cox, in special election 2/15/1918, succeeded J.C. Russell, resigned 12/8/1917. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Sinton, San Patricio County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(4) Lived in Bee County from about 1894 until his death. Resolutions - Memorial .

Biographical Notes and Resources

Resolutions and Journal entries

Photographs

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, Volume IV, p. 1635. A History of Texas and Texans 1914.
  • Census of 1900 - T.M. Cox, Beeville, Bee County, age 29, born August 1871 in Texas, lawyer.
    Census of 1910 - Thomas M. Cox, Beeville, Bee County, age 37, lawyer - law office.
    Census of 1920 - Tom M. Cox, Beeville, Bee County, age 47, lawyer.
    Census of 1930 - Tom M. Cox, Beeville, Bee County, age 58, lawyer - District Judge 36th. HeritageQuest Online .
  • "Judge Cox Dies," 2/4/1945, p. 7. Served as county attorney, county judge, state representative, and district judge; lived in Beeville 50 years. Port Arthur News .
  • Mentioned in The Historical Story of Bee County, Texas, by Camp Ezell, Chapter 19, History of Hospitals and Doctors; Bee County Officers. County Attorney, November 1898-November 1906; County Judge, November 1910-November 1916 and December 1918-August 1922; State Representative, 1915 [sic]. TXGenWeb Project .

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