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Tricia Nixon Cox

Tricia Nixon Cox

Patricia "Tricia" Nixon Cox (born February 21, 1946) is the elder daughter of the 37th U.S. President Richard M. Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon, and sister to Julie Nixon Eisenhower.

Cox performed more of a ceremonial role during her father's political career than did her younger sister Julie Nixon Eisenhower, accompanying him to many campaign stops and, after his presidential inauguration, state trips around the world.

She is married to Edward Finch Cox and is the mother of Christopher Nixon Cox.

BornFebruary 21, 1946
ResidenceLong Island, New York
Other namesSugarfoot (Secret Service codename)
EducationBoston College] (B.A.)
Edward F. Cox(m. 1971–present)
ChildrenChristopher Nixon Cox
Parent(s)Richard NixonPat Nixon
RelativesJulie Nixon EisenhowerArthur NixonDonald NixonEdward NixonFrancis A. NixonHannah Milhous NixonJennie Eisenhower


Cox attended Finch College, (a 2-year college), then Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating in 1968, major in English and receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree. At her graduation on June 14, 1968, her father served as a special guest speaker.

Marriage and professional activities

Cox married Harvard Law student Edward Finch Cox in a White House Rose Garden ceremony on June 12, 1971. [undefined]

She has lived a very private life in the suburbs of New York, and was a stay-at-home mother for her son, Christopher Nixon Cox, born in March 1979. [undefined] Her husband is now a corporate attorney and the chairperson of the New York Republican State Committee. She serves on the boards of many medical-research institutions, [undefined] as well as the Richard Nixon Foundation at the Nixon Library in California. [undefined]


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