Jacob Dolson Cox’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 27, 1828

Death Date

Aug 4, 1900

Age of Death

71 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 4, 1900



The politician Jacob Dolson died at the age of 71. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered best for his service as United States Secretary of the Interior (from 1869 until 1870) and as twenty-eighth Governor of Ohio (from 1866 until 1868), this nineteenth-century politician was also a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Born to American parents temporarily living in Montreal, Canada, he spent the bulk of his youth in New York City. His marriage to Helen Clarissa Finney resulted in eight children, including artist Kenyon Cox.