Channing Harris Cox

Channing Harris Cox

Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 20 Aug 1968 (aged 88)
West Harwich, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section 17, Greenwood Avenue
Memorial ID 7496524 · View Source
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Massachusetts Governor. He graduated from Dartmouth College, in 1901, earned a law degree from Harvard University, in 1904, was admitted to the bar and proceeded to practice law in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, (1911-19) and served as the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, (1919-21). In 1921, he was elected as a Republican the 51st Governor of Massachusetts, serving until 1925. During his two terms, state banking laws were modified to prevent speculation, workmen compensation benefits were raised, child labor laws were advanced, mandatory education was sanctioned to all children and corporations were taxed on profits from real estate dealings. After leaving office, he was involved in business and philanthropic pursuits until his death at age 88.

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