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Argus COX

Argus COX, American Presiding Judge, Court of Appeals.

Background

  • COX, Argus was born in Van Buren Company, Iowa, United States. Son of Randolph and Sarah (McIntosh) Cox.

  • Education

    • State University of Iowa.

    Career

    • May 19, 1887, Eldora, Iowa Elected Judge Circuit Court, 18 Judicial Circuit of Missouri, 1892, re-elected 1898, 1904 appointed Judge, Springfield Court of Appeals, 1910-1913, re-elected 1920-1932. Nominated for Judge, Supreme Court of Missouri, by Republican Party and defeated by small majority, 1908.

    Connections

    • Spouse Emma Starr.
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