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Edwin P. Cox
Member From: 1904 - 1915
- Birth Date: May 2, 1870 Birth Place:Bland County, Virginia
- Death Date: March 11, 1938
- Gender: Male Race: Caucasian
- Spouse: Sallie Bland Clarke; Rhoda Ethel Freeman
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- Bio: Born in Bland County, Va., May 2, 1870. Died in Richmond, Va., March II, 1938. Buried in “Clover Hill” Cemetery, Chesterfield County, Va. Edwin P. Cox of Richmond City was the son of Henry Winston and Martha (Woolridge) Cox, both of Chesterfield County, and grandson of judge James H. Cox. He attended Prince Edward Academy, Hampden- Sydney, B. A., and the University of Virginia, LL. B. He began the practice of law in Richmond. He was a member of the House of Delegates, 1904-16. He was a member of the Selective Service Board for the Eastern District of Virginia. He was appointed judge of the Fourth Judicial Circuit and elected June 17. 1924, serving as such until he died. He married firstly, April 12, 1898, Sallie Bland Clarke, daughter of Captain Maxwell T. and Ellen (Scott) Clarke of Richmond, and secondly, December 28, 1912, Rhoda Ethel Freeman, daughter of Captain R. E. and Lillienne (Llewellyn) Freeman of Danville.
While he was Speaker of the House, the Clerk was JOHN W. WILLIAMS.
|1904||Richmond City||Democrat||Counties, Cities and Towns
|1906||Richmond City||Democrat||General Laws (Chair)
Retrenchment and Economy
|1908||Richmond City||Democrat||General Laws (Chair)
|1910||Richmond City||Democrat||General Laws (Chair)
Militia and Police
|1912||Richmond City||Democrat||General Laws (Chair)
Militia and Police
Privileges and Elections
|1914-1915||Richmond City||Democrat||Speaker of the House||Rules (Chair)
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