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Channing H. Cox

Channing Harris Cox
49th Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 6, 1921 – January 8, 1925
Lieutenant Alvan T. Fuller
Preceded by Calvin Coolidge
Succeeded by Alvan T. Fuller
47th Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 2, 1919 – January 6, 1921
Governor Calvin Coolidge
Preceded by Calvin Coolidge
Succeeded by Alvan T. Fuller
Speaker
of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
In office
1915–1918
Preceded by Grafton D. Cushing
Succeeded by Joseph E. Warner
Personal details
Born (1879-10-28)October 28, 1879
Manchester, New Hampshire
Died August 20, 1968(1968-08-20) (aged 88)
West Harwich, Massachusetts
Political party Republican

Channing Harris Cox (October 28, 1879 – August 20, 1968) was an American Republican politician and the 49th Governor of Massachusetts born in Manchester, New Hampshire. Channing Cox attended Dartmouth College and served as Lieutenant Governor to Calvin Coolidge and continued his policies after Coolidge declined reelection to serve as Vice President. Mr. Cox was noted for advancing progressive labor legislation and adjusting administrative law to Massachusetts' changing economy. He was also known for being the first Massachusetts governor to use radio, when he broadcast live from the Eastern States Exposition on September 19, 1921, at the debut of station WBZ.

External links

  • Official Commonwealth of Massachusetts Governor Biography
Political offices
Preceded by
Grafton D. Cushing
Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives
1915–1918
Succeeded by
Joseph E. Warner
Preceded by
Calvin Coolidge
Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
1919–1921
Succeeded by
Alvan T. Fuller
Preceded by
Calvin Coolidge
Governor of Massachusetts
1921–1925
Succeeded by
Alvan T. Fuller


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