Joseph Winston Cox

Personal

Birthday: 
10/19/1875
Birthplace: 
Bridle Creek, VA
Date of Death: 
9/9/1939
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1901-1930
Instructor, Georgetown University Law School, 1913-1915
Special assistant to attorney general, anti-trust and special war activities, U.S. Department of Justice, 1914-1919
Member, District Selective Service Board, 1917-1918
Regional counsel, U.S. Railroad Administration, 1919-1920
Professorial lecturer, George Washington University, 1928-1930

Education

Name of School: 

George Washington University Law School

Established in 1865, The George Washington University Law School is the oldest law school in Washington, DC. The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools. The law school is located on the GW campus in the downtown neighborhood familiarly known as Foggy Bottom. The law school has a total enrollment of about 2,000 students. Approximately 1,400 students are in the full-time division for the JD degree and 300 are enrolled in the part-time division. 300 students, many from abroad, are enrolled in graduate law degree programs.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1901

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia [Supreme Court of the District of Columbia]
Court Name: 

District of Columbia District Court

President Nominating: 
Herbert Hoover
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
7/7/1930
Termination Date: 
9/9/1939
Termination Reason: 
Death
Advertisement