Cox, James M. Jr.

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Name
Cox, James M. Jr. Gender: M
James Middleton Cox Jr.
born on 27 June 1903 at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Dayton View, Ohio, 39n47, 84w14
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 04°27' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 03°24 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 10°10'



Biography

American businessman and philanthropist who became the chairman of Cox Enterprises and Cox Broadcasting Corporation after his father James M. Cox died in 1957. As leader of the Cox business he initiated a series of acquisitions, setting course for the company to become a "cable-TV empire".

His charitable foundation supported causes including the Cox International Center (James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research) at the University of Georgia which promotes training and research for journalists internationally.

Cox graduated from Yale University in 1928 and joined the Dayton Daily News as a reporter, later becoming general manager and assistant publisher of the paper.

When he died on 27 October 1974 at age 71, leadership of the company transferred to his two sisters, Barbara Cox and Anne Cox Chambers.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • other kin relationship with Kennedy, James C. (born 29 November 1947). Notes: Uncle/ nephew

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided news report, The Dayton Herald (Dayton, Ohio), 27 June 1903, Last Edition, page 3: "There came to the home of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Cox in Dayton View, last night, a little stranger--a pretty little boy." A time of 1 AM is speculative.

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Business : Middle Management
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor