|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 4th district
March 4, 1867 – March 3, 1871
|Preceded by||Morgan Jones|
|Succeeded by||Robert B. Roosevelt|
|Member of the New York Senate|
from the 4th district
January 1, 1874 – December 31, 1875
|Preceded by||William M. Tweed|
|Succeeded by||John Morrissey|
|Born||June 30, 1835|
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
|Died||January 17, 1914 (aged 78)|
New York City, New York, USA
|Profession||Politician, Mechanic, Merchant|
John Fox (June 30, 1835 – January 17, 1914) was an American mechanic, merchant and politician from New York.
Born to Irish emigrants in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Fox immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1840, settling in New York City, New York. He attended public schools as a child, engaged in mechanical pursuits and was employed as a master block maker in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in 1857. He was a member of the New York City Council, and was a Supervisor of New York County in 1863 and 1864.
Fox was elected as a Democrat to the 40th and 41st United States Congresses, holding office from March 4, 1867, to March 3, 1871. He was a member of the New York State Senate (4th D.) in 1874 and 1875.
He was president of the National Democratic Club from 1894 to 1910 and engaged in business as an iron merchant. He died in New York City on January 17, 1914 and was buried at the Calvary Cemetery in Woodside, Queens.
- United States Congress. "John Fox (id: F000331)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- John Fox at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
|Preceded by |
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives |
from New York's 4th congressional district
Robert B. Roosevelt
|New York State Senate|
|Preceded by |
William M. Tweed
| New York State Senate |