Sir David Cox

July 15, 1924-January 18, 2022


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2 thoughts on “Sir David Cox

  1. So sorry to hear.

  2. This is sad news indeed. He was remarkably generous with his time and energy, supportive of all young generations of statisticians, and perhaps rarest of all, wide-ranging in his interests and open-minded about methods and foundations. I was lucky to have met him once at Nuffield, where he exuded quiet authority and a lifetime of insights. We had a fine College lunch together, then he made his apologies and went to his next meeting with a group of researchers who had flown over from Peru to work on some data with him. He would have been 90 at the time. That’s how I will remember him.

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