Cox, Christopher Christian, an eminent
physician, son of Rev. Luther J. Cox, a
Methodist preacher, was born in Baltimore
August 28, 1816; was graduated at Yale
College in 1835, and at a medical school in
his native city in 1838. In 1861 he was appointed
brigade surgeon in the United
States army, and resided in Washington.
He died November 25, 1882. He was a
member of the Protestant Episcopal
Church. He was a brother of
Rev. Samuel K. Cox, D.D.,
author of Hymn No. 347.
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