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JOHN FREMONT COX


 

Sessions

Session Position District Party
1885-1886 Republican
1887-1888 Republican
1909-1910 Speaker Republican
1911-1912 Speaker Republican
 Counties   Allegheny

Biography

10/06/1852 - 11/06/1911

COX, John Fremont, a Representative from Allegheny County; born, October 6, 1852 in Mifflin Township, Allegheny County, Pa.; attended, Westminster College; graduated, Mount Union College, 1875; teacher (3 years); lawyer (1880-1911); elected, burgess, Homestead (2 years); elected as a Republican to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 1885 and 1887 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1889); elected, solicitor, Homestead; reelected to the House to serve the 1909 and 1911 terms; elected, Speaker (1909-1911); died while in office, November 6, 1911 in Homestead, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania; interred, Homestead Cemetery, Munhall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.