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In Columbus, former Union General Jacob D. Cox is inaugurated as the twenty-eighth governor of Ohio

Jacob Dolsen Cox, detail
01/08/1866
At two o'clock, former Union Army Major-General Jacob Dolson Cox was inaugurated at the state capitol in Columbus as the twenty-eighth governor of Ohio.  Cox had been elected before his discharge as a Republican.  He served until January 1868, having fallen foul of more radical Republican thanks to his conservative views on African-American suffrage and his support for President Andrew Johnson.  He later served as U.S. Grant's Secretary of the Interior. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Inauguration of Gov. Cox," New York Times, January 9, 1866, p. 5. 

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