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Kenneth A. Cox

Kenneth A. Cox taught at the University of Michigan Law School, 1946-1948.

Date of Birth: 1916
Date of Death:


Kenneth A. Cox was FCC Commissioner from 1963 to 1970. FCC Chairman Newton Minow had appointed Cox to be Chief of the Broadcast Bureau of the FCC in 1961. 

Cox was born in Topeka, KS in 1916. He held degrees from the University of Washington and the University of Michigan. He taught at the University of Michigan law school from 1946 to 1948, and practiced law in Seattle, Wash. from 1948 to 1961. He had been special counsel to the Senate Commerce Committee's television inquiry in 1956 and was considered a protégé of the committee's chairman, Senator Warren G. Magnuson, Democrat of Washington.

After retiring from the FCC, Cox became a senior vice president of Microwave Communications of America (MCI), and was associated with the Washington law firm of Haley, Bader and Potts, which handled MCI's legal affairs.

-- From the Smokershistory/fairytal.htm page

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