Jack Cox

Jack Cox

Full Name: Jack Cox
Date of birth: August 20, 1921
Date of death: April 27, 1990

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 108 Jan 9, 1951 - Jan 13, 1953 52nd   Democrat Breckenridge / Stephens   Palo Pinto, Stephens
H 108 Jan 11, 1949 - Jan 9, 1951 51st   Democrat Breckenridge / Stephens   Palo Pinto, Stephens
H 108 Jan 14, 1947 - Jan 11, 1949 50th   Democrat Breckenridge / Stephens   Palo Pinto, Stephens

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Selected Newspaper articles

Resolutions and Journal entries

Military Service Notes

  • United States Navy, served five years during World War II. "Jack Cox Launches East Texas Appeal," 3/8/1960. Dallas Morning News.
  • United States Navy. "He interrupted his University of Texas studies, where he was working his way, to volunteer for service in the U.S. Navy, coaching a boxing team and seeing action in the Pacific as a naval aviator." 71st Legislature, 5th C.S., HR 32. Resolutions - Memorial.


  • Photograph. Jack Cox, 52nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Cox, 51st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jack Cox, 50th Legislature, State Preservation Board

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

52nd R.S. - 1951
Appropriations (Vice Chair) 
Common Carriers  
Game and Fisheries  
Oil, Gas and Mining  
Public Printing  
51st R.S. - 1949
Commerce and Manufactures  
Congressional and Legislative Districts  
Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
50th R.S. - 1947
Common Carriers  
Conservation and Reclamation  
Oil, Gas, and Mining  
Representation Before the Legislature (Vice Chair) 
Revenue and Taxation  
Student Activities at A&M College, Investigation, Special  

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