James M. Cox

1870 - 1957

James M. Cox

James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 – July 15, 1957) was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, a U.S. Representative from Ohio, and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States at the 1920 presidential election. His running mate during his presidential campaign was future president Franklin D. Roosevelt. He founded the chain of newspapers that continues today as Cox Enterprises, a media conglomerate. Born and raised in Ohio, Cox began his career as a newspaper copy reader before becoming an assistant to Congressman Paul J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James M. Cox has received more than 416,611 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,923rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, James M. Cox ranks 12,804 out of 14,801Before him are Giulio Terzi di Sant'Agata, Chokri Belaid, Edward Natapei, Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Douglas Hurd, and Enele Sopoaga. After him are Sigurður Ingi Jóhannsson, Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading, David Owen, Dick Quax, Željka Cvijanović, and Mamuka Bakhtadze.

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Among people born in 1870, James M. Cox ranks 108Before him are Frank Norris, Bautista Saavedra, Verner Järvinen, Frederick G. Donnan, Hisashi Kimura, and John Marin.  Among people deceased in 1957, James M. Cox ranks 151Before him are Jack Butler Yeats, Keith Andrews, Reginald Aldworth Daly, Jimmy Dorsey, Ezio Pinza, and Harry Watson. After him are Helene Costello and Gene Lockhart.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James M. Cox ranks 7,473 out of 12,171Before him are Alana de la Garza (null), Gary L. Francione (1954), Jeff Ament (1963), Rakim (1968), Tony Martin (null), and Jeremy Piven (1965). After him are Eddie Hazel (1950), Michael Shermer (1954), Nicholle Tom (1978), Anita Ward (1956), Dan Osman (1963), and Assata Shakur (1947).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, James M. Cox ranks 502Before him are Jonathan Dayton (1760), Richard Rush (1780), Francis James Child (1825), Alfred Francis Russell (1817), Roland Burris (1937), and Daniel Patrick Moynihan (1927). After him are Abraham Baldwin (1754), Jill Biden (1951), Bill Richardson (1947), Ted Stevens (1923), James H. Billington (null), and Michael Hayden (1945).