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Jefferson Davis Cox

Jeff. D. Cox
Full Name: Jefferson Davis Cox, Sr.
Birth date: June 20, 1861
Death date: February 28, 1924

Terms of Service

  • House, 32nd (2) Legislature
    1/10/1911 - 9/5/1911
    Democrat
  • House, 31st (1) Legislature
    1/12/1909 - 1/10/1911
    Democrat
  • House, 30th Legislature
    1/8/1907 - 1/12/1909
    Democrat
(1) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture) 1910.
(2) Jeff D. Cox resigned 9/5/1911. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Selected Newspaper articles

Photographs

Other Resources

  • "Jefferson Davis Cox Funeral is Arranged," 3/1/1924, p. 12. "Jefferson Davis Cox, 62 years old, former member of the Texas Legislature." Dallas Morning News .
  • Jeff Davis Cox, birth date 6/20/1861, death date 2/28/1924, occupation: mgr, circulation department, printer, Times Herald, burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dallas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Jeff Davis Cox, Sr., birth date 6/20/1861, death date 2/28/1924 on grave marker, interment in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Dallas, with spouse Fannie Bell Amick Cox. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, Jeff Davis Cox, 2/29/1924, p. 1. Born October 1862 in Indiana, death date 2/28/1924, Flotorial Representative from Rockwall and Dallas counties, marriage to Belle Amick in Rockwall, 1887. Longview News-Journal .
  • Obituary, Jefferson Davis Cox, 3/7/1924, p. 3. Born 1862, death date 2/28/1924, "one time member of the State Legislature." Marshall Messenger .
  • 30th Legislature (1907) - J.D. Cox, postoffice Rockwall, nativity Indiana, age 44 (born circa 1863), newspaperman, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual .
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