Mary Ellen Cox

(1871 - 1954)

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Mary Ellen Cox
1871 - 1954
Born
1871
Death
1954
Melbourne, Australia
Last Known Residence
Melbourne, Australia
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Mary Ellen Cox was born in 1871. She was born to Kilborn Roderi Cox and Sarah Foord Cox. She died in 1954 in Melbourne, Australia at age 83.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Mary Ellen Cox passed away in 1954 in Melbourne, Australia at 83 years old. She was born in 1871. She was born to Kilborn Roderi Cox and Sarah Foord Cox.

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In 1871, in the year that Mary Ellen Cox was born, on March 22nd, William Holden became the first governor of a U.S. state - North Carolina - to be impeached and removed from office. His impeachment and removal was related to charges arising from his attempted suppression of the Ku Klux Klan.

In 1884, at the age of only 13 years old, Mary was alive when on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1903, at the age of 32 years old, Mary was alive when the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1915, at the age of 44 years old, Mary was alive when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1954, in the year of Mary Ellen Cox's passing, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

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