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Cox, Archibaldlocked

(17 May 1912–29 May 2004)
  • Ken Gormley

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Cox, Archibald (17 May 1912–29 May 2004), distinguished lawyer, Harvard Law professor, U.S. solicitor general, and Watergate special prosecutor, was born Archibald Cox, Jr., in Plainfield, New Jersey, the oldest child of the prominent New York lawyer Archibald Cox, Sr., and Frances “Fanny” Perkins. Young “Archie” spent much of his childhood at the estate of his mother’s family in Windsor, Vermont, a wooded retreat established by his great-grandfather ...

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