William Cox Jr., Dow Jones Heir Who Sold to Murdoch, Dies at 82

William Cox Jr., Dow Jones Heir Who Sold to Murdoch, Dies at 82

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William C. Cox Jr., the patriarch of the Bancroft clan that controlled Dow Jones & Co. for 105 years and sold it to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in a decision sparking a family feud, has died.