Lee Ace Cox

13 January 1920–1 April 1987 (Age 67)
McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Lee Ace

When Lee Ace Cox was born on 13 January 1920, in McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Acle Byron Cox, was 22 and his mother, Sally Lois Howard, was 21. He married Mary Genevieve Moore on 7 August 1949. He lived in Kern, California, United States in 1930 and Judicial Township 3, Kern, California, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 1 April 1987, in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States.

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Lee Ace Cox
Mary Genevieve Moore
Marriage: 7 August 1949

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7 August 1949

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 17

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 21

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Cocke in any the senses described + the suffix -s denoting ‘son of’ or ‘servant of’.2 Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock’, ‘rooster’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Acle L Cox Jr. in household of Acle B Cox, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee Cox in household of Acle B Cox, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lee A Cox, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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