Coxey
biographical name Jacob Sechler 1854-1951 American politician reformer

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  • Coxey — /kok see/, n. Jacob Sechler /sech leuhr/, 1854 1951, U.S. political reformer: led a group of unemployed marchers (Coxey s army) in 1894 from Ohio to Washington, D.C., to petition Congress for legislation to create jobs and relieve poverty. * * * …   Universalium

  • coxey — noun see coxy II * * * /kok see/, n. Jacob Sechler /sech leuhr/, 1854 1951, U.S. political reformer: led a group of unemployed marchers (Coxey s army) in 1894 from Ohio to Washington, D.C., to petition Congress for legislation to create jobs and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coxey — cox·ey …   English syllables

  • Coxey — Cox•ey [[t]ˈkɒk si[/t]] n. big Jacob Sechler, 1854–1951, U.S. political reformer: led unemployed marchers(Cox′ey s ar′my)to petition Congress 1894 …   From formal English to slang

  • Coxey's Army — Not to be confused with Cox s Army, a 1932 protest march to Washington, D.C. Coxey s Army marchers leaving their camp. Coxey s Army was a protest march by unemployed workers from the United States, led by the populist Jacob Coxey. They marched on …   Wikipedia

  • Coxey's Army —    Jacob Sechler Coxey (1854 1951), the wealthy owner of a quarry in Massillon, Ohio, had bills introduced in Congress to stimulate employment. The year following the Panic of 1893, a time when many people were unemployed, Coxey wanted Congress… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Coxey's Army — Group of unemployed men who marched to Washington, D.C., in the depression year of 1894. Jacob S. Coxey (1854–1951), a businessman, led the group, which hoped to persuade Congress to authorize public works programs to provide jobs. It left Ohio… …   Universalium

  • Coxey,Jacob Sechler — Cox·ey (kŏkʹsē), Jacob Sechler. 1854 1951. American businessman and reformer who led a march on Washington, D.C., to protest unemployment and recommended the use of fiat money to finance a work program. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jacob S. Coxey Sr. — Infobox Politician name = Jacob S. Coxey Sr. width = height = caption = birth date = birth date|1854|4|16|mf=y birth place = Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania residence = death date = death date and age|1951|5|18|1854|4|16|mf=y death place = Massillon,… …   Wikipedia

  • Dixiana Farm — Type Horse breeding Farm Industry Thoroughbred horse racing Predecessor Hamilton Stud Founded 1877 Headquarters Lexington, Kentucky …   Wikipedia

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