Engagement picture of Ed Cox & Tricia Nixon 1971

Engagement picture of Ed Cox & Tricia Nixon 1971

Pat Nixon @100 - First Daughter Tricia Nixon Cox and son. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Pat Nixon @100 - First Daughter Tricia Nixon Cox and son. | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Tricia Nixon Cox Now  June 1971, Tricia was married at the White House. The President walked her down the aisle to tie the knot with Edward Finch Cox, who was finishing up law school at Harvard. They both receded from view shortly after, moving to Manhattan. Edward is a corporate attorney there, and Tricia, now 66, serves on the boards of a handful of medical-research centers. She was also a dedicated mom, staying home to raise son Christopher.

Tricia Nixon Cox Now June 1971, Tricia was married at the White House. The President walked her down the aisle to tie the knot with Edward Finch Cox, who was finishing up law school at Harvard. They both receded from view shortly after, moving to Manhattan. Edward is a corporate attorney there, and Tricia, now 66, serves on the boards of a handful of medical-research centers. She was also a dedicated mom, staying home to raise son Christopher.

Tricia Nixon Cox, daughter of President Richard Nixon waves to someone in the crowd at the dedication ceremonies for the new George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (Star-Telegram/Paul Moseley)–Star-Telegram

Tricia Nixon Cox, daughter of President Richard Nixon waves to someone in the crowd at the dedication ceremonies for the new George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (Star-Telegram/Paul Moseley)–Star-Telegram

In 1971 Melba Tolliver, a WABC-TV correspondent, made national headlines when she wore an afro while covering the wedding of Tricia Nixon Cox, daughter of President Richard Nixon. The station threatened to take Tolliver off of the air until the story caught national attention.

In 1971 Melba Tolliver, a WABC-TV correspondent, made national headlines when she wore an afro while covering the wedding of Tricia Nixon Cox, daughter of President Richard Nixon. The station threatened to take Tolliver off of the air until the story caught national attention.

Tricia Nixon Cox Then      Father: President Richard Nixon    Even though Tricia was already grown and through college by the time her dad was elected President, she took it upon herself to perform First Daughter duties anyway. She often traveled to state functions with her father—remarkable considering how private she is.

Tricia Nixon Cox Then Father: President Richard Nixon Even though Tricia was already grown and through college by the time her dad was elected President, she took it upon herself to perform First Daughter duties anyway. She often traveled to state functions with her father—remarkable considering how private she is.

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