Hardin Cox

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Hardin Charles Cox, Jr.
Member of the Missouri Senate
from the 12th district
In office
Personal details
Born March 4, 1928
Rock Port, Missouri
Died March 8, 2013
Rock Port, Missouri
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Virginia Ann Heifner
Children 2 sons
Alma mater University of Missouri–Columbia
Occupation politician
insurance businessman

Hardin Charles Cox, Jr. (March 4, 1928 – March 8, 2013) was an American politician, businessman, and writer.

Born in Rock Port, Missouri, Cox served in the United States Army in 1945-1946 and then during the Korean War. He then graduated from University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri and was owner of an insurance business. He also wrote a newspaper column for the local newspaper the 'Atchison County Mail.' He served on the Atchison County Commission. Cox also served in the Missouri House of Representatives 1965-1975 and the Missouri State Senate 1975-1983 as a Democrat. He died in Rock Port, Missouri.[1][2]