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  Cox, James M.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  1920-01-01  
 
NameJames M. Cox
Address3500 Governors Trail Road
Kettering, Ohio , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born March 31, 1870
DiedJuly 15, 1957 (87 years)
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InfoCox practiced a variety of trades throughout his life: high school teacher, reporter, owner and editor of several newspapers, and secretary to Congressman Paul Sorg. Cox represented Ohio in the United States House of Representatives (1909-1913), resigning after winning election as Governor of Ohio (1913-1915, and 1917-1921). He was nominated a candidate for the presidency by the Democratic party while serving as Governor. Cox supported the internationalist policies of Woodrow Wilson and favored US entry into the League of Nations. However, he was defeated in the 1920 Presidential Election by Warren G. Harding. Cox's running mate was Franklin D. Roosevelt.


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May 30, 2007 12:50pm Obituary Media heiress Barbara Cox Anthony dies  Article Thomas Walker 

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FAMILY
Wife Mary Simpson Harding Cox Lee May 25, 1893-Jun 23, 1911
Wife Margaretta Parler Blair Cox Sep 15, 1917-Jul 15, 1957
Son Paul Cox 1894-1894
Daughter Helen Harding Cox Mahoney 1896-1921
Son James M. Cox, Jr. 1903-1974
Son John W. Cox 1908-
Daughter Anne Cox Chambers 1919-2020
Daughter Barbara Cox Anthony 1922-2007

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RACES
  07/02/1932 US President - D Convention Lost 0.07% (-64.00%)
  07/09/1924 US President - D Convention Lost 1.90% (-24.43%)
  07/01/1924 US President - D Primaries Lost 7.39% (-48.66%)
  04/29/1924 OH US President - D Primary Won 71.67% (+43.39%)
  01/10/1921 US President Lost 23.92% (-52.17%)
  11/02/1920 US President National Vote Lost 34.11% (-26.22%)
  07/06/1920 US President - D Convention Won 35.57% (+11.84%)
  07/01/1920 US President - D Primaries Lost 15.55% (-14.30%)
  04/06/1920 WI US President - D Primary Won 2.19% (-95.62%)
  11/05/1918 OH Governor Won 50.62% (+1.24%)
  11/07/1916 OH Governor Won 48.40% (+0.56%)
  11/03/1914 OH Governor Lost 43.73% (-2.59%)
  11/05/1912 OH Governor Won 41.71% (+15.84%)
  11/08/1910 OH - District 03 Won 55.50% (+22.54%)
  11/03/1908 OH - District 03 Won 48.09% (+19.54%)
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