Evan Rogers Cox ’46

Evan Rogers Cox ’46 died on March 18, 2004, in Bangor, Maine.

Born there on September 22, 1922, he prepared for college at Bangor High School and Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield and became a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at Bowdoin, which he attended in 1942-43 before serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943 to 1945. After the war, he studied at Bowdoin, the University of Maine, and Clark University in Massachusetts and received his Bowdoin degree in February of 1950. For some years he owned and operated a company in Bangor which made specialty knitwear, with all sweaters made to order, not taken from stock. Later he worked for the Great Northern Paper Company in Maine. Surviving are his wife, Joan Cox; two sons, James Cox of Bangor and Evan R. Cox, Jr. of Waltham, MA; two daughters, Mary C. Muca of Portland and Christine Szewczyk of Bangor; a brother, Andrew H. Cox ’38 of Milton, MA; a sister, Barbara Vanitallie of Old Saybrook, CT; and 11 grandchildren.