Cox, Charles M. (Portland)

Cox, Charles M.  (1859-1920)  (Portland)

He joined the Oregon Camera Club on Oct. 25, 1898. He exhibited a print titled “In the Rushes” at the October 1898 annual exhibition. He was on the OCC executive and  on the lantern slide committees in 1900-1901. He resigned in 1905. He was a watchmaker at Feldenheimer jewelers at 117 3rd (corner of Washington.) His home was 671 E Ash (corner of SE 18th.)

News Items:

1920: (obituary) “Charles M. Cox, aged 61 years, a resident of Portland for the last 30 years, and a member of a prominent pioneer family of Marion county, died suddenly yesterday morning following a stroke of apoplexy. Mr. Cox was walking on his way to work at about 8 o’clock yesterday morning and was suddenly seized by the attack at the corner of Fourteenth and East Ankeny streets. He was taken to the family home, 677 East Ash, but passed away within a short time. Mr. Cox had been employed as watchmaker with the Feldenheimer Jewelry company. He was born in Marion county June 13, 1859, the son of William and Adeline Frances Cox, both pioneers of Oregon. His grandfather, Thomas Cox, started the first store in Salem in 1847, the goods to stock the store having been brought across the plains by team into Oregon over the old Barlow trail.” Oregonian, August 7, 1920, pg. 13, col. 7-8.

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