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Joseph Lawrence Cox, American judge. Bar: Kansas 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970. Vice president Sertoma Foundation; Member Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Municipal Judges Association (board directors 1975-1979, president 1977-1978), Topeka Bar Association, Masons, Shriners, Sertoma (governor Kansas district 1998-1999, foundation trustee), Topeka Evening Sertoma (president 1995-1996), Jayhawk Sertoma (president 1973-1976).

Background

Cox, Joseph Lawrence was born on December 7, 1932 in Trenton, Missouri, United States. Son of Forrest Curtis and Lillian Judson (Ritzenthaler) Cox.

Education

Bachelor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1961. Juris Doctor, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1965.

Career

Partner Cox, Anderson & Covell, Mission, Kansas, 1965-1970. Private practice Tonganoxie, 1968-1990. City attorney, 1967-1973, Linwood, Kansas, 1972-1978.

Municipal judge Mission, 1969-1980, Tonganoxie, 1983-1990, Topeka, 1990—2002. Retired; With United States Air Force, 1952-1954.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kansas 1965, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Membership

Vice president Sertoma Foundation. Member Kansas Bar Association, Kansas Municipal Judges Association (board directors 1975-1979, president 1977-1978), Topeka Bar Association, Masons, Shriners, Sertoma (governor Kansas district 1998-1999, foundation trustee), Topeka Evening Sertoma (president 1995-1996), Jayhawk Sertoma (president 1973-1976).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, boating, travel.

Connections

Married Lois Marie Hubble, May 20, 1956. Children: Margaret Marie Cox Jarvis, Martha Mae Cox Anderson.

father:
Forrest Curtis Cox

mother:
Lillian Judson (Ritzenthaler) Cox

spouse:
Lois Marie Hubble

children:
Margaret Marie Cox Jarvis Cox

Martha Mae Cox Anderson Cox