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During the first World War, more than 70 million individuals fought for their countries. Between 1917 when America entered the conflict and the war's end in 1918, over four million U.S. troops served overseas and more than 100,000 Americans lost their lives. Today there is only one known living American veteran of World War I. This site was created to pay tribute to all the brave men and women who served in WWI.

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WWI Legacies: Remembering the life, death and legacy of William Cox

William R. (Bill) Cox, 91, husband of Edna (Petters) Cox, passed away July 6, 2015 in Houston. He was born September 29, 1923 in Houston, Texas to George and Beulah Cox. He graduated from Milby High School in 1941. He earned his BBA in 1950 and MBA in 1957 from the University of Houston, and became a CPA in 1954. He had a private accounting practice in the Houston area for over 40 years. He was dedicated to his profession as a CPA and volunteered his time to serve the public accounting...
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