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Ernest Cox Ernest Calvin Cox
Full Name: Ernest Calvin Cox
Date of birth: April 15, 1896
Date of death: May 17, 1957

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 60 Jan 8, 1929 - Aug 26, 1929 41st (1) (2)   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Hill, Navarro
H 58 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro
H 58 Jan 13, 1925 - Jan 11, 1927 39th   Democrat Corsicana / Navarro   Navarro
(1) Resignation filed with Secretary of State 8/26/1929. "Representative Ernest C. Cox Resigns Place," 8/27/1929, p. 1; "Ernest Cox Named State Commander American Legion" and "Cox Resigned From Legislature Recently, 8/30/1929, p. 7. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
(2) Sam H. Allred, in special election 10/22/1929, sworn 1/20/1930, succeeded Ernest C. Cox, resigned after 3rd C.S. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • State Commander, American Legion. "Ernest Cox Named State Commander American Legion," 8/30/1929, p. 7. Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light.
  • United States Army, Private 1st Class, Company A, 159th Infantry, World War I; Central MG OT School Camp. Ernest Calvin Cox, birth date 4/15/1896 in Ozro, Texas; residence in Cleburne, Johnson County, Texas. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Arkansas, Major QM-RES, World War I. Military grave marker, Ernest Calvin Cox. Find a Grave.
  • Other Resources
  • Death notice, 5/20/1957, p. 12. Ernest Cox, "former member of the House of Representatives from Navarro and Hill County," funeral in Cleburne. Austin Statesman.
  • Ernest Calvin Cox, birth date 4/15/1896, death date 5/17/1957, interment in Rosehill Cemetery, Cleburne, Johnson County. Find a Grave.
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - Ernest C. Cox, postoffice Corsicana, nativity Texas, age 32, Asst. State Adj. American Legion, member of former legislatures: 39th-40th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Ernest Cox, 39th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernest Cox, 40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Ernest Cox, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 39th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Appropriations  
    Contingent Expenses  
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Appropriations  
    Claims and Accounts  
    Military Affairs (Vice Chair) 
    Municipal and Private Corporations  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
    39th R.S. - 1925
    Engrossed Bills  
    Military Affairs  
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    State Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions  
     

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