Cox, James M.

Ohio US Rep & Governor, 1920 Democratic presidential candidate (with FDR), his newspaper company now a media giant

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(1870-1957) 46th (1913-15) & 48th (1917-21) Governor of Ohio, US Rep 1909-13, 1920 Democratic candidate for President. Supported Woodrow Wilsonís internationalist policies and favored US entry into the League of Nations. Defeated in the 1920 Presidential lection by fellow Ohioan Senator Warren G. Harding. The public, weary of the turmoil of the Wilson years, eagerly accepted Harding's call for a "return to normalcy." Cox's running mate was Asst. Navy Secretary Franklin D. Roosevelt. In 1932, 1936, 1940, & 1944, Cox supported and campaigned for FDRís presidential candidacies. He was publisher of the Dayton Daily News. Dayton International Airport was named for Cox as well. He built a large newspaper enterprise, Cox Enterprises, including the Dec. 1939 purchase of the Atlanta Georgian and Journal. The deal included radio station WSB, which joined his previous holdings, WHIO in Dayton and WIOD in Miami. Media giant Cox Enterprises, headquartered in Atlanta, is the privately owned successor to the publishing company, owning newspapers, 15 TV stations, 86 radio stations, cable firm Cox Communications, and other interests. 2 ĺ x 6 ľ signed slip, pencil identification on verso

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