Judge John Fremont Cox, Sr. (D45) Allegheny (Part) County 1941-1945
Judge John Fremont Cox, Sr., born September 11, 1903, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; son of Robert Brierly and Margaret Easton Cox; Bucknell University, A.B.; Washington and Lee University, M.A.; University of Pittsburgh Law School, LL. B.; practicing attorney before all courts; deputy, Clerk of Courts, Allegheny County; elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1941- resigned, December 18, 1945; Judge, Orphans Court, Allegheny County 1946-1966; married, Mary Louise Rinaman, children, Betty Lou Cox, John F, Jr., William W.; died, November 5, 1980, Homestead, Pennsylvania; interment, Jefferson Memorial Park, Pleasant Hills, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
Professional titles; business ownership; board memberships; local government; club memberships:
Member, Lambda Chi Alpha Social Fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity, Phi Delta Kappa Educational Fraternity; president, Middler Class, University of Pittsburgh Law School, member, Kiwanis International, Monarch Club, Eagles, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Odd Fellows, Masonic Bodies, Presbyterian Church of Homestead.
Elected, Democrat, Pennsylvania State Senate, 45th district, Allegheny (Part) County, 1941- resigned, December 18, 1945; committee assignments, Corporation, Insurance, Judiciary (General), Law and Order, Military Affairs, Public Utilities, Representative Apportionment, Workman’s Compensation.
Judge, Orphans Court, Allegheny County 1946-1966
The Pennsylvania Manual, (1943). Focht, Brown (Compiler / Editor). (Volume 86) Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, pages 611, 614. Biographical Sketches of Senators, page 596.
The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) · Saturday, November 08, 1980.