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COX, Charles Christopher

COX, Charles Christopher
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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COX, Charles Christopher, a Representative from California; born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., October 16, 1952; attended St. Gregory's School, St. Paul, Minn., 1957-1966; attended St. Thomas Academy, St. Paul, Minn., 1966-1970; B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif.,1973; M.B.A., Harvard Business School, Cambridge, Mass., 1977; J.D., Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Mass., 1977; law clerk to Judge Herbert Y.C. Choy, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1977-1978; lawyer, private practice; lecturer on business administration, Harvard Business School, 1982-1983; co-founder, Context Corp., St. Paul, 1984-1986; senior associate counsel to President Ronald Reagan, 1986-1988; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First and to the eight succeeding Congresses and served until his resignation on August 2, 2005 (January 3, 1989-August 2, 2005); chair, Select Committee on U.S. National Security and Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China (One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses); chair, Select Committee on Homeland Security (One Hundred Eighth Congress); chair, Committee on Homeland Security (One Hundred Ninth Congress); chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission, 2005 to 2009.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

University of California, Irvine
Special Collections and Archives

Irvine, CA
Papers: In the California Political Publication and Ephemera Collection, ca. 1936-1989, 1.6 linear feet. Persons represented include Christopher Cox.

University of California, San Diego
Mandeville Special Collections Library

San Diego, CA
Papers: In the James Schuyler Papers, 1947-1991, 13 linear feet. Persons represented include Chris Cox.
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