Arthur Jean Cox
(January 21, 1929 – Early October 2016)
Jean Cox was an LA-area fan and pro active in conrunning, clubs and fanzines. He was on the committee for Pacificon, the 1946 Worldcon, and worked on numerous conventions afterward.
A member of LASFS, he served as an officer and edited several issues of Shangri L'Affaires. As director, he believed in Keeping Order during the formal club meetings.
He was a contributor to Science Fiction Times and to Riverside Quarterly, among other fanzines.
As a pro, he was honored with the LASFS annual Fanquet in 1950. He was awarded the 1952 LASFS Writer of the Year Award and regularly attended the Tom & Terri Pinckard Science Fiction Salon. His first published SF story, "Twilight Planet," appeared in F&SF in 1951. He also wrote as Ralph Carghill, Jean Cox, Gene Cross, William Dean and John Thames Rokesmith.
His younger brother, Bill Cox, was a LASFan, too.
- Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
- Bibliography at ISFDB.
- Fanquet program.
- Video interview reminiscing about L. Ron Hubbard.
- Obituary at File 770.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1950 — Fanquet
- 1952 — LASFS Writer of the Year Award
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