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Document Details


Title: Cox, Robert Elton
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Robert Elton Cox was born February 6, 1917, at Mannsdale, Mississippi in Madison County. His parents were Elton D. Cox and Leita Mann Cox. He attended school in Madison, grades one through twelve. He graduated from Millsaps College in Jackson. He taught and coached for two years before going into service. He was a weather forecaster in the States and Libya. After returning to the States he coached in Columbia and Tunica. Then he was principal at Canton High School for five years. He was then elected as superintendent of Madison County schools for twenty-four years.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohcoxr.html
Original Language: English
Speaker: Cox, Robert Elton, 1917-1994
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 6-Feb-1917
Speaker occupation: Athletic coach; Military personnel; School principal; School superintendent; Teacher
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Richardson, Billy
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025621-27511