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Anne Cox Chambers (born December 1, 1919) is a billionaire media proprietor. She is the daughter of James M. Cox, a newspaper publisher and senior Democratic political identity. She owns and controls her father’s business interests, through Cox Enterprises. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States. Her sister, Barbara Cox Anthony, died on May 28, 2007. December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 – July 15, 1957) was a Governor of Ohio, U.S. Representative from Ohio and Democratic candidate for President of the United States in the election of 1920. ... Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded at Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. ... Hotlanta redirects here. ... Barbara Cox Anthony (1923 - May 28, 2007) was the second and youngest daughter of James M. Cox, a Democratic Governor of Ohio, newspaper publisher and broadcaster. ...


A generous financial supporter of the Democratic Party, she was President Jimmy Carter's pick as US Ambassador to Belgium from 1977 to 1981. This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr. ...


Her net worth has been estimated at $12.6 billion, based principally on her equity interest in Cox Enterprises which makes her one of the richest women in the United States.


Anne Cox Chambers holds the Chair of Atlanta Newspapers and serves as a Director of Cox Enterprises, one of the largest diversified media companies in the United States. It owns one of the nation's largest cable television businesses, which provides internet and telephony, publishes newspapers including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Palm Beach Post, owns and operates broadcast television and radio stations and owns Manheim, an automobile auction firm. It also owns stakes in a variety of internet businesses, including AutoTrader.com, the largest retail automotive shopping site in the world. The Ambassador's nephew James Kennedy is CEO of Cox Enterprises. Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... In telecommunication, Telephony encompasses the general use of equipment to provide voice communication over distances. ... The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily newspaper in Atlanta and its suburbs. ... The Palm Beach Post is a major daily newspaper in Florida, serving mainly Palm Beach, Martin, and St. ... AutoTrader. ...


In 2004 Cox Enterprises announced a debt financed $7.9 billion privatization bid for the 38% of the cable television business Cox Communications that it does not already own. With approximately 6.3 million cable subscribers Cox also provides high-speed Internet service to more than 2 million homes and telephone service to 1.1 million homes. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


A respected Atlantan business and community figure, Ambassador Chambers also served as a Director of Coca-Cola during the 1980s and a leading regional financial institution, Fulton National Bank. She was the first woman in Atlanta to serve as a director of a bank, and the first on the board of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ... This article cites very few or no references or sources. ...


She is also a generous supporter of a wide range of cultural and educational charities, particularly relating to the arts and international affairs and has received many honorary doctorates and awards recognizing her efforts and philanthropy. She donated the money to build a new wing for the High Museum which opened in November, 2005. Founded in 1905 as the Atlanta Art Association, the High Museum of Art is the leading art museum in southeast USA, based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She is divorced, with three children.


See also

Forbes magazine annually lists the worlds wealthiest individuals: The Worlds Billionaries. ...

External links

  • Forbes.com: Forbes World's Richest People

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Anne Cox Chambers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (522 words)
Anne Cox Chambers (born December 1, 1919) is a billionaire media proprietor.
She is the daughter of James M. Cox, a newspaper publisher and senior Democratic political identity.
Anne Cox Chambers holds the Chair of Atlanta Newspapers and serves as a Director of Cox Enterprises, one of the largest diversified media companies in the United States.
Barbara Cox Anthony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (316 words)
Barbara Cox Anthony (born 1923) is the second and youngest daughter of James M. Cox, a Democratic Governor of Ohio, newspaper publisher and broadcaster.
With her sister Anne Cox Chambers she inherited via a trust ownership and control of her father’s company, now called Cox Enterprises.
She serves as a Director of Cox Enterprises, one of the largest diversified media companies in the United States.
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