Leroy Cox (1941 - 1988)

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Leroy Cox
1941 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Leroy Cox was born on August 8, 1941. He died on June 23, 1988 at 46 years of age. We know that Leroy Cox had been residing in Deland, Volusia County, Florida 32721.


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Leroy Cox passed away on June 23, 1988 at 46 years old. He was born on August 8, 1941. There is no information about Leroy's family or relationships. We know that Leroy Cox had been residing in Deland, Volusia County, Florida 32721.
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In 1941, in the year that Leroy Cox was born, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1954, he was merely 13 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1968, he was 27 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1977, at the age of 36 years old, Leroy was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1988, in the year of Leroy Cox's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Leroy W Cox
Born: around 1921
New York, United States
Leroy B Cox
Born: around 1918
Arkansas, United States
Leroy R Cox
Born: around 1921
Oregon, United States
Leroy W Cox
Born: around 1921
Washington, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1913
Missouri, Limited Service Or Nepal, United States
Leroy E Cox
Born: around 1919
Colorado, United States
Leroy E Cox
Born: around 1920
Michigan, United States
Leroy H Cox
Born: around 1922
Kentucky, United States
Leroy P Cox
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1921
Tennessee, United States
Leroy S Cox
Born: around 1912
Florida, United States
Leroy P Cox
Born: around 1905
Tennessee, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1911
Tennessee, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1919
Tennessee, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1912
United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1918
Florida, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1919
United States
Leroy E Cox
Born: around 1914
Pennsylvania, United States
Leroy Cox
Born: around 1910
Pennsylvania, United States
Leroy L Cox
Born: around 1918
Minnesota, United States

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Aneatha Cox
Mar 1, 1908 - December 1979
New York, NY
Doreen G Cox
Feb 11, 1931 - Sep 12, 2003
Louisville, KY
Judith A Cox
Jul 11, 1949 - Dec 29, 2010
Charles Cox
Jun 3, 1878 - December 1969
Bronx, NY
Cora Cox
Jul 29, 1885 - December 1969
Bronx, NY
Persis Isada Cox
Feb 1, 1909 - Jun 2, 2010
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charlie Cox
Aug 14, 1953 - Jan 18, 1992
Brooklyn, NY
V A Cox
Aug 2, 1952 - Nov 15, 1992
Thomas A Cox
Apr 14, 1909 - Dec 28, 1988
Mill Valley, CA
James Cox
Aug 3, 1898 - March 1978
Middletown, NY
John C Cox
Jul 19, 1908 - Sep 20, 1988
Charlotte, NC
Alyce M Cox
Oct 20, 1914 - Aug 17, 2010
Birmingham, AL
Mildred D Cox
Dec 1, 1901 - Jun 21, 1993
Anna L Cox
Jul 13, 1904 - Oct 12, 1992
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Grace A Cox
Dec 24, 1906 - March 1993
Belleville, NJ
Thomas Cox
Jun 24, 1903 - June 1976
River Edge, NJ
Carl R Cox
Feb 11, 1915 - Oct 30, 1993
Jamaica, NY
Frederick C Cox
Jun 1, 1905 - Feb 28, 1990
Millville, NJ
Butler Cox
Oct 17, 1904 - August 1981
Ethel Cox
Oct 15, 1882 - March 1974
New York, NY

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Miami, FL
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Stanley Small
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Bronx, NY
James Jones
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Racine B Phillips
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Rochester, NY
Diane B Farrington
Jun 27, 1944 - Jul 15, 2003
Staten Island, NY
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Oct 21, 1943 - October 1984
New York, NY
Jerome Skinner
Feb 18, 1943 - Jan 20, 2007
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Dec 4, 1921 - Sep 22, 2002
Ladson, SC
Setrie A Moss
Nov 18, 1926 - Jan 31, 1996
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Arthur L Davis Jr
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