COX, GLENN FRANKLIN, Jr., Staff Sergeant, Service # 36961684, U.S. Army, Graves Registration
Glenn F. Cox, Jr., was born 3 January, 1926, in Cayuga, Vermillion County, Indiana, to Glenn F. Cox, age 30, IN (1895-1966), and Ethel Marie Johnston, age 20, IN (1904-1991). His was a big family of ten children. His siblings included an older sister, Margaret Louise (Cox) Mason, 1924-1969, and younger siblings; Betty Jane (Cox) Lenfesty, 1927-2014; Walter Wayne Cox, 1931, Carl Franklin Cox, 1933, Robert Lee Cox, 1936, Elizabeth Ann Cox, 1937, Mary Kathryn (Cox) Beckner (1938-2014), and John Norman Cox, 1941. By 1930, the family had moved to Danville, IL, where his father worked as a grinder for the Allith-Prouty Co., when they lived at 916 May Street. The Danville, IL, 1945, city directory lists him with his primary family address at 119 Cunningham Avenue. Originally assigned to the Quartermaster Corp, Glenn had joined the Graves Registration before he died. On 27 April, 1942, his father had registered for the old mens' WW II draft at age 45, born 8 July 1896, Parke County, Indiana, work: DuPont, Newport, IN, living in Cayuga, IN. Glenn listed as his next of kin: Ethel M. Cox, mother, 205 Dale Ave., Danville, IL.