James Cox Chambers inherited an estimated 17% stake in media and automotive conglomerate Cox Enterprises from his mother Anne Cox Chambers.
His grandfather, James M. Cox, founded what became Cox Enterprises in 1898.
Both his sisters, Katharine Rayner and Margaretta Taylor, also inherited an estimated 17% stake each in Cox Enterprises.
James Chambers is a Bard College trustee and alum. Neither James nor his sisters or mother have ever had an active role in the company. His cousin, Jim Kennedy, is chairman of Cox Enterprises.more » « less