Barbara Cox Anthony Dies
May 29, 2007 at 5:46 AM (PT)
BARBARA COX ANTHONY, daughter of COX ENTERPRISES founder and three-time OHIO Governor JAMES M. COX, died today following an extended illness.
ANTHONY was chairman of DAYTON NEWSPAPERS and member of the COX ENTERPRISES board of directors. She also served as a member of the board of directors of the HAWAII PREPARATORY ACADEMY and was the only woman member of the board of directors of the SANTA GERTRUDIS Breeders International Association. ANTHONY was a director and founder of the HAWAII SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, a director of the Children's Hospital of HONOLULU and a director of the JAMES M. COX FOUNDATION.
"My mother was actively involved in our company through her leadership on the COX ENTERPRISES board of directors," said COX ENTERPRISES Chairman/CEO and ANTHONY's son JAMES C. KENNEDY. "She inspired me both personally and professionally. As we mourn my mother's passing, we will always be grateful to her for her leadership and constant support of COX employees, their families and our businesses."