Barbara Cox Anthony
- Category : 1922-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Split - Small (16,20,31,40)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Separation 2
American billionaire heiress and philanthropist, the youngest daughter of James M. Cox, a Democratic governor of Ohio, newspaper publisher and broadcaster. With her sister Anne Cox Chambers and brother James M. Cox, Jr., she inherited, via a trust, ownership and control of her father's company, now called Cox Enterprises. Upon her brother's death in 1974, the sisters received his share of the company equally.
Her net worth was estimated at $12 billion, based principally on her equity interest in Cox Enterprises which made her one of the richest women in the United States and the richest resident of Hawaii.
She married four times and had two children. Well known in Hawaii for her support of philanthropic causes, Anthony died in Honolulu on 28 May 2007, aged 85, following an extended illness.