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Hugh Cox, American lawyer. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cox, Hugh was born on September 3, 1905 in Logan, Iowa, United States. Son of William Riley and Caroline (Reel) Cox.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Nebraska, 1926. Bachelor of Arts, Christ Church, Oxford (England) University, 1929, Bachelor of Civil Law, 1930.

Career

Admitted to New York bar, 1933, lawyer with Root, Clark, Buckner & Ballantine, New York, 1930-1935. Special assistant to attorney general, 1935-1943. Counsel for Department of Justice before Temporary National Economics Committee, 1938-1939.

Assistant attorney general, 1943, assistant solicitor general, 1943-1945. General counsel Surplus Property Administration, 1945. Practicing law, member firm Cleary, Gottlieb, Friendly & Cox, 1946, Covington & Burling, 1951.

Director Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Сompany.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Cosmos, Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Ethelyn Ayres, October 24, 1934.

father:
William Riley Cox

mother:
Caroline (Reel) Cox

spouse:
Ethelyn Ayres