Born: May 10, 1818, Mendham, New Jersey.
Died: July 20, 1896, Clifton Springs, New York.
Buried: Washington Street Cemetery, Geneva, New York.
Arthur was the son of well known Presbyterian minister Samuel H. Cox (Arthur added the ‘e’ to his surname).
He attended the University of New York and the General Theological Seminary in New York City.
He served pastorates at St. John’s Church, Hartford, Connecticut; Grace Church, Baltimore, Maryland; and Calvary Church, New York City.
He declined an appointment as bishop of Texas, but in 1865 became Episcopal bishop of Western New York.