Anne Cox Chambers

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Anne Cox Chambers (born December 1, 1919) is an American media owner. She holds the largest share of Cox Enterprises.[1] The company is a mass media group that includes newspaper, television, radio and cable television.[1] It is the third largest cable company in the United States.[2] In 1973 Chambers became the first woman bank director in Atlanta.[3] From 1977 to 1981 she was the United States Ambassador to Belgium under President Jimmy Carter.[3] From 1981 to 1991 Chambers was the director of The Coca-Cola Company.[3]

She is the daughter of James M. Cox. He was a newspaper publisher and 1920 Democratic Presidential nominee.[2] Her overall net worth was estimated by Forbes magazine at $12.4 million.[4] This is based mostly on her equity in Cox Enterprises.[4] Cox Chambers was born in Dayton, Ohio.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Anne Cox Chambers". Forbes Magazine. Retrieved March 2, 2014. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Michael Wolff, The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch (New York: Broadway Books, 2008), p. 94
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Elizabeth Westby, 'Richest Atlantans', Atlanta Magazine (October 2006), p. 30
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Anne Cox Chambers". ShareQuotes. Retrieved March 2, 2014.