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Cox, Oliver Cromwell

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1901 - 1974

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Oliver Cromwell Cox Papers

 Collection — Box: Small Processed Collections, Box 16, Folder: 2-4
Identifier: UP000675
Abstract Oliver Cromwell Cox was born on August 25, 1901 in Trinidad but came to America for his education. He obtained a degree in law from Northwestern University in 1928, but after losing the full use of his legs due to Polio, Cox continued his education rather than returning to Trinidad. In 1932 he obtained a masters from the University of Chicago in Economics, completing his thesis on workingmen's compensation. Trying to better understand the influences affecting economics, Cox returned to the...