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Jesse Thomas Cox
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Birth: Apr. 20, 1926
Anderson
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Death: May 24, 2006
Greenwood
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

A son of the late Woodfin Grady and Queen Iona Corbin Cox. Mr. Cox attended schools in Anderson, Ninety Six, Greenwood, and Clinton and graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS Degree in Naval Science with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. While at USC, he lettered in baseball. After graduation in 1946, he participated in the U.S. Navy's Atomic Bomb test, Operation Crossroads, at Bikini Atoll, Pacific Ocean. After his tour of duty aboard the USS Ingraham, he returned to Clemson University and earned his second BS degree in Civil Engineering. In 1950, he was recalled to active duty during the Korean Conflict where he served aboard the USS Douglas H. Fox. Mr. Cox served about ten months in the Sea of Japan and made a trip around the world.

He worked on construction and engineering projects in the Southeastern States and later in Egypt with the USC Archeological Group.

Was predeceased by brothers, Cecil, Guy, and Joe Cox and a sister, Sue Arnold.
 
 
Burial:
Edgewood Cemetery
Greenwood
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tombstoner
Record added: May 24, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14402347
Jesse Thomas Cox
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