Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Cox, James Middleton

Cox, James Middleton, a Representative from Ohio; born near Jacksonburg, Butler County, Ohio, March 31, 1870; attended country schools and Amanda (Ohio) High School; engaged in teaching; worked on a farm and also in the mechanical and editorial departments of a daily newspaper; became owner andpublisher of the Dayton Daily News in 1898, of the Springfield Daily News in 1903, of the Miami Metropolis in 1923, and of the Atlanta Journal in 1939; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses and served from March 4, 1909, until January 12, 1913, when he resigned, having been elected Governor; Governor of Ohio 1913-1915 and 1917-1921; unsuccessful Democratic candidate for election as President of the United States in 1920; vice chairman of the United States delegation to the World Economic Conference at London in 1933 and president of its monetary commission; declined appointment to the United States Senate by Gov. Frank Lausche in 1946; retired from political life and continued in the publishing business; resides at "Trailsend," Dayton, Ohio.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Cox, James Middleton," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1025 1026. Original Sources, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D1BM8T56JY6BRXB.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Cox, James Middleton." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1025, page 1026. Original Sources. 19 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D1BM8T56JY6BRXB.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Cox, James Middleton' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1025, pp.1026. Original Sources, retrieved 19 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D1BM8T56JY6BRXB.