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Tricia Nixon Cox

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Full Name
Patricia Nixon

Richard Nixon's daughter

Tricia Cox

Manhattan, New York

Edward F. Cox (m. 1971)

Tricia Nixon Cox smiling while wearing a white and silver long sleeve blouse and earrings

February 21, 1946 (age 77) (

Other names
Sugarfoot (Secret Service codename)

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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.


Edward Cox smiling and wearing a black coat, white long sleeve and bow-tie while Tricia Nixon Cox wearing a pink floral dress

In her father's public career, Cox performed a ceremonial role, in contrast to her younger sister Julie Nixon Eisenhower’s more political involvement. Cox accompanied him on many campaign stops and, after his inauguration, on state trips around the world.

Tricia Nixon walking down the aisle with her father while she is wearing a wedding gown

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

Tricia Nixon smiling with Edward Cox after they exchanged wedding vows in a White House rose garden ceremony

Tricia Nixon Cox smiling while wearing a white and pink floral dress

Nixon tapes rushing up to camp david tricia nixon cox

Early life

Tricia Nixon Cox smiling while dancing with her son Christopher Nixon Cox

Cox was born on February 21, 1946, and grew up in New York City, attending the Chapin School in Manhattan. She briefly attended Finch College, a now-defunct women's college, then Boston College in Boston, Massachusetts, graduating in 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. 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.

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. 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, as well as the Richard Nixon Foundation at the Nixon Library in California.


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