Death of Archibald Cox

May 17, 1912 - May 29, 2004
Brooksville, Maine | Age 92

Watergate prosecutor dead at 92
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Archibald Cox's refusal to curtail his Watergate investigation after being ordered to do so by the White House cost him his job, and opened the way for President Nixon's impeachment.

Cox, whose principled stand against what he termed "exaggerated claims of executive privilege" guaranteed him a place in the history of Watergate, died peacefully on Saturday, said his daughter, Phyllis Cox. He was 92.

Cox died at his home in Brooksville, Maine, his daughter said.

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