Ted W. Cox
Ted W. Cox was born in Eugene, Oregon, in 1947. He graduated from the University of La Verne (ULV) in 1969 with a BA in Physical Education and Oregon State University (OSU) in 1975 with an MS in Education. From 1969 to 1973, Cox served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Africa and Central America. During 1975 and 1976 he taught physical education and first aid at Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) in Albany, Oregon. Since 1977, Ted has owned and operated the Old World Deli in downtown Corvallis, Oregon. He has written two books, The Toledo Incident of 1925, and Murray Loop: Journey of an Oregon Family: 1808-1949.
Toledo Incident of 1925
In 1925, a mob forced a Japanese labor crew to leave Toledo, a community of about 2,500 people on the central Oregon coast. The incident led to a wrongful act lawsuit that for the first time found leaders of a mob guilty of civil rights violations. The story begins in …