John Cox (R)

Name: John Cox

Born: July 15, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois

Education: Graduated with honors from University of Illinois at Chicago and IT/Chicago Kent College of Law

Religion: Catholic

Spouse: Sarah

Career: Worked with Coopers and Lybrand accounting firm; Opened his own law and accounting firm followed by an investment advisory firm, real estate management company and a venture capital firm; Served on a local school board, a zoning board and on the boards of charities such as the American Cancer Society, Boy's Hope/Girls Hope and United Charities; Currently sits on the board of the USO and FireWorks for Kids Foundation