Charles Christopher COX, Congress, CA (1952)


COX, Charles Christopher, a Representative from California; born in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn., October 16, 1952; attended St. Gregoryâs 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 Peopleâs 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.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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