Fox, John O. 1938-

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FOX, John O. 1938-


PERSONAL: Born October 6, 1938, in Los Angeles, CA; married, 1964; wife's name Gretchen G. (an art historian); children: Joseph A., Margaret E. Education: Harvard University, A.B., 1960; attended London School of Economics and Political Science, 1960-61; University of California—Berkeley, LL.B., 1964; Georgetown University, LL.M., 1967.


ADDRESSES: Home—90 Fearing St., Amherst, MA 01002. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Sherman, Fox, Meehan & Canton, Washington, DC, founding partner, 1968-84, counsel, 1984-2000. Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, visiting lecturer, 1985—. Commission on Institutes of Higher Education, public member.


WRITINGS:


If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax: Uncovering Our Most Expensive Ignorance, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 2000.


WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on the central role of housing in poverty.


SIDELIGHTS: John O. Fox told CA: "The book If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax: Uncovering Our Most Expensive Ignorance is an examination of the social and economic consequences of federal income tax policy, with proposals for significant reforms, written for the non-expert as well as the policy analyst."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


periodicals


Booklist, May 1, 2001, Mary Carroll, review of If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax: Uncovering Our Most Expensive Ignorance, p. 1646.

Tax Notes, February 25, 2002, Charles Davenport, review of If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax, pp. 1049-1053.

Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2001, David R. Henderson, review of If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax, p. A16.

Washington Monthly, April, 2001, David Cay Johnston, review of If Americans Really Understood the Income Tax, p. 54.