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telecommunications equipment company executive

Claude Russell Cox, American telecommunications equipment company executive.

Background

Cox, Claude Russell was born on March 18, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Claude Ernest and Mary Ella (Veazey) Cox.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1937. Master of Science, University Chicago, 1939. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1950.

Career

Director sales and engineering Andrew Corporation, Orland Park, Illinois, 1940-1950, general manager, 1950-1958, executive vice president, 1958-1967, president, 1967-1971, president, chief executive officer, 1971-1982, chairman director, since 1982.

Membership

Board directors Palos Community Hospital, since 1974. Member visiting committee physical science University Chicago. Member Orland Park Elementary School District Board, 1963-1969.

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member Electronics Industries Association (past vice president, director), Illinois Manufacturers Association (director since 1980), Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Florence Mildred Freiberger, June 21, 1941. Children: Nancy Cox Gassman, Peggy Jean.

father:
Claude Ernest Cox

mother:
Mary Ella (Veazey) Cox

spouse:
Florence Mildred Freiberger

child:
Nancy Cox Gassman Cox

child:
Peggy Jean Cox