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Oscar Sydney Cox, American lawyer. Decorated Officier of Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur’Honneur (France), Cross of Commander Order of Leopold (Belgium). Awarded Certificate of Merit (United States), Order of Star of Solidarity (Italy). member Supreme Court, District of Columbia, New York bars; Member Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Cox, Oscar Sydney was born on December 3, 1905 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Jacob and Sarah Cox.

Education

Attended with highest honors Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1924. Ph. B., Yale University, 1927. Bachelor of Laws, 1929.

Career

Associate with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, 1929-1934. Member Supreme Court, District of Columbia, New York bars. Assistant Corporate Counsel in charge taxes New York City, 1934-1938.

Assistant to general counsel United States Treasury Department, 1938-1941. General counsel Lend-Lease Administration, 1941-1943, also Office Emergency Management 1941-1943. Assistant solicitor general United States, February 1942-December 1943.

General counsel Foreign Economics Administration, December 1943-January 1945, deputy administrator, January-October 1945. Now member firm Cox, Langford & Brown, Washington, Director American Machine & Foundry Company, Nashua Corporation, Italian Economics Corporation, Belgian American Development Corporation Chairman Commission International Rules of Judicial Procedure, since 1961.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Yale Law Journal.

Membership

Member Supreme Court, District of Columbia, New York bars. Member Order of Coif, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Yale (Washington, New York.

Connections

Married Louise Bryson Black, April. Children: Jacob Warren, Peter Winston.

father:
Jacob Cox

mother:
Sarah Cox

spouse:
Louise Bryson Black

child:
Jacob Warren Cox

child:
Peter Winston Cox